Putin: everyone aware of Azerbaijan's achievements over past 25 years
Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s Independence.
“Everyone is aware of Azerbaijan's achievements in addressing the topical issues of socio-economic, scientific and technical development over the past 25 years. Your country has rightly gained high reputation on the international arena,” Putin said in his congratulatory letter.
“I am pleased to note that based on strong traditions of good neighborliness and mutual respect, Russia-Azerbaijan relations continue to dynamically develop in the spirit of strategic partnership,” Trend cited the Russian president as saying.
Putin noted that he is confident that through joint efforts the two countries will further strengthen their bilateral constructive relations in all areas, as well as closely coordinate their efforts in addressing international issues.
"Please accept my heartfelt wishes for your robust health, welfare and success, and peace and prosperity of Azerbaijani citizens," Putin added.