From Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan24 may 2018, 18:08
His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dear Ilham Heydar oglu,
On behalf of the people of Kazakhstan and on my own behalf, I extend my cordial congratulations to you and the brotherly people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday of your country, the Republic Day.
Azerbaijan has made great strides in strengthening the foundations of its statehood, improving the well-being of the people and raising the country's international influence. I hope that your country will maintain dynamic development and reach the goals set under your leadership.
I am confident that based on traditional friendship and mutual understanding, the strategic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan will continue developing for the prosperity of the two countries’ peoples.
Dear Ilham Heydar oglu, I wish you the best of health, inexhaustible energy, and the friendly people of Azerbaijan peace and well-being.
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan