Baku, Azerbaijan, March 24
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulated the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias.
The president's congratulatory letter reads:
Dear Mr. President,
On behalf of myself and the Azerbaijani people, I sincerely congratulate you and your nation on the occasion of the national holiday of the Hellenic Republic, the Independence Day.
I am confident that our efforts towards ensuring the expansion of friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Greece and development of our bilateral cooperation will further serve the best interests of our peoples.
On this special day, I convey my best regards to you, and wish the friendly people of Greece peace and prosperity.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, March 19, 2014