Baku, Azerbaijan, May 23
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has extended condolences to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Theresa May over casualties after a blast in Manchester.
“We were deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a result of an explosion in Manchester,” said President Aliyev in his letter.
“We are extremely outraged by this ruthless terror attack and consider it necessary and important to jointly fight against terrorism in a resolute manner,” he noted.
“On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who died and the whole people of the United Kingdom, and wish the injured the swiftest possible recovery,” added President Aliyev.