President of the Republic of Iraq Abdullatif Jamal Rashid sent a congratulatory letter to President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Independence Day, APA reports.
The letter of congratulation reads:
"His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
As-salamu aleykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu
It is with great pleasure that I extend my sincerest congratulations to Your Excellency on the occasion of the national holiday of friendly Azerbaijan – the Independence Day. I wish you robust health and success, and your friendly people continuous progress and prosperity.
Taking this opportunity, I emphasize my determination to strengthen relations between our countries and peoples as well as develop joint cooperative relations.
With deep respect,
Abdullatif Jamal Rashid
President of the Republic of Iraq".