UN secretary-general congratulates Azerbaijani president

Baku: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of 28 May – Republic Day.

APA quotes the letter as follows:

“Your Highness, I am pleased to extend my heartfelt congratulations to You and the people and government of Azerbaijan. The UN marks its 70th anniversary this year. And it only makes us responsible for renewing our obligations on construction work and doubling our efforts for peace, development, and human rights. I am confident our joint efforts for stable development will contribute greatly and continuously to the interests of the whole world.

Each country contributes to our joint efforts in their own unique way. I will continue to rely on Azerbaijan’s active involvement and leadership. Common goals can only be achieved on account of joint efforts.

Your Highness, please, accept my deepest respect’

Italian President Sergio Mattarella also has congratulated Ilham Aliyev on the same occasion.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY