Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Barack Obama
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev expressed condolences to the US President Barack Obama over the Orlando mass shooting.
"I was deeply shocked by the news of death and injuries as a result of the brutal terrorist attack committed in Orlando, Florida," Azerbaijan's president noted in his letter of condolences.
"Currently, the whole world is facing such a terrible disaster as terrorism. This situation requires overall mobilization of forces and a decisive fight against terrorism. As a country suffering from terrorism, Azerbaijan always condemns terrorism and supports the fight against it," Trend cited him a saying.
"In these hard moments, I share your grief and on behalf of Azerbaijani people and on my own behalf, I express deep condolences to you, the families and friends of those killed and to the whole American people, and wish speedy recovery to those injured," President Aliyev's statement says.