Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Turkish president
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 11
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has offered condolences to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan over casualties and injuries as a result of the terrorist attack in Istanbul.
“I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties and injuries as a result of a terror attack committed in the Besiktas district of Istanbul,” said President Aliyev in his letter.
“We condemn this terror attack, and consider it important to carry out a joint and resolute struggle against all manifestations of terrorism,” he noted. “On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, the bereaved families, loved ones of those who died and the brotherly people of Turkey, and wish the injured the swiftest possible recovery.”
“May Allah rest the souls of the dead in peace!” added President Ilham Aliyev.