Dear Mr. President,
We were deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties and destructions as a result of a severe earthquake in your country.
On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to the bereaved families and loved ones of those who died, wish the injured recovery, and hope for the soonest elimination of the tragedy’s consequences.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, April 18, 2016