Baku, Azerbaijan, May 25
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day.
"I heartily congratulate you on the occasion of the great holiday of the Republic of Azerbaijan - Republic Day," said Nazarbayev.
He noted that Kazakhstan attaches special importance to development of bilateral relations with Azerbaijan.
"This is evidenced by the expansion of political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian ties between the two states," added the Kazakh president. "I am absolutely convinced that based on friendship and trust between the two countries, our mutually beneficial cooperation will further develop in the best interests of our peoples."
"Dear Ilham Heydarovich, on this joyful occasion, I wish you robust health, success in your state activities, and the friendly people of Azerbaijan peace and prosperity," he added.