Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Trend reports.
"His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dear Ilham Heydar oglu,
I sincerely congratulate you on the occasion of your birthday.
Under your leadership, the friendly Azerbaijan is confidently moving along the path of socio-economic development and strengthening its position on the international arena. Your personal contribution to the establishment and strengthening of allied interaction between our states cannot be overestimated.
I sincerely value our trusting, friendly relationship. I am confident that we will continue our close joint work on topical issues of the bilateral and regional agenda.
I sincerely wish you robust health, well-being and success. I avail myself of this opportunity to ask you to convey my heartfelt regards to your family," the letter said.