Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates President Ilham Aliyev on his birthday

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23 December 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on his birthday, APA reports.

The congratulatory letter reads:

"Dear Ilham Heydar oglu.

Please accept my sincere congratulations on your birthday.

Under your leadership, Azerbaijan is confidently moving towards social and economic development, strengthening its position in the international arena. We highly appreciate your personal contribution to the strengthening of the strategic partnership between our countries.

The trust and mutual understanding that exists between us is truly valuable to me. I hope that our joint work for the benefit of the peoples of Russia and Azerbaijan will continue.

Dear Ilham Heydar oglu, I wish you good health, happiness, prosperity, and success. Please convey my warmest greetings to your family. "