Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev congratulated President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella on becoming his country European champion, APA reports.
"Dear Mr. President,
On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I heartily congratulate you and through you all the friendly people of Italy as the Italian national football team won the European Championship.
I extend my sincere congratulations to the Italian footballers who have shown high skill, great perseverance, invincible will in all the games of the European Championship and won this high title for the second time in the Italian football history, and wish them new successes.
I`m confident that we will successfully continue our efforts to further expand the traditional friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Italy, to deepen our mutually beneficial cooperation and strategic cooperation.
Joining your joy in this remarkable moments, I wish you the best of health, happiness, and the friendly people of Italy lasting peace and prosperity," the letter reads.