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BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 9
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expressed condolences to President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili on October 9, Trend reports.
"Dear Madame President,
I was deeply saddened by the news of the casualties and injuries as a result of the collapse of a residential building in the city of Batumi.
On the occasion of this tragedy, on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend my deepest condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who died, and the friendly people of Georgia, and wish the injured recovery," the Azerbaijani president wrote in the condolence letter.