Lukashenko confident in further strengthening of strategic partnership with Azerbaijan
On behalf of the Belarusian people and himself, the President of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, has congratulated the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and all Azerbaijanis on the national holiday: Independence Day, BelTA reports with reference to the Belarusian leader’s press service
"You are marking this date during the widely celebrated 100th anniversary of the birth of the great and wise politician, Heydar Aliyev – the national leader and founder of modern Azerbaijan," the congratulatory message reads. “The dynamically developing economy of your country, its key role in the region, its growing authority in the international arena are indisputable evidence of the correctness of the creative course laid down by your father and successfully continued by you to build a strong and sovereign state. I am deeply convinced that the strategic partnership between Minsk and Baku – based on mutual interest and traditionally friendly trusting relations – will continue to strengthen, growing in new forms and directions.”
Aleksandr Lukashenko wished Ilham Aliyev and his family good health and well-being, also wishing peace and prosperity to the brotherly Azerbaijani people.