The US president George Bush sent congratulations to the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Holiday- Kurban Bayram. In his message president Bush appreciates highly the inter-state relations with Azerbaijan and expresses adherence to assisting the government of Azerbaijan in development of political and economic institutions. В"I sincerely wish to go on with joint activities on the human rights support, including the religious freedoms, the letter notes.
The President of Turkey Ahmed Nedjet Sezer and the Turkish Prime Minister Redjeb Teyub Erdogan sent also their congratulations to Ilham Aliyev. In their messages they expressed wishes for Azerbaijan to prosper and peace.