President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev extended condolences to President of the Republic of Italy Sergio Mattarella regarding the loss of life and extensive damage caused by severe flooding in the Emilia-Romagna, APA reports.
The letter reads:
"Dear Mr. President,
We were deeply saddened by the news of loss of lives and large-scale destruction caused by heavy floods in Emilia-Romagna region.
On the occasion of this tragedy, on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I offer my profound condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who were killed, and the entire Italian people, and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan".