Azerbaijani President Offered Condolences to Kyrgyz Counterpart over Prominent Writer's Death

Politics Materials 11 June 2008 17:27 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 11 June / corr Trend S.Agayeva / Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a condolence letter to Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev over the death of a prominent writer, Chingiz Aitmatov.

"The news of the death of world-famous writer, a prominent statesman and political figure, Azerbaijan`s great friend Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov is a source of great sorrow to me", President Aliyev said in the message.

The Azerbaijani leader said "on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I offer sincere sympathies to You, as well as the family and friends of Chingiz Aitmatov, and the people of Kyrgyzstan".

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