Dear Ilham Heydarovich,
I warmly congratulate You with the election at the post of President of Azerbaijan republic. In Your person, the Republic has acquired worthy successor of the balanced and wise policy that Azerbaijan successively pursued and that aimed at rise of economy of the state and strengthening of good neighboring relations with Russia.
I wish You strong health, energy and success in realization of he mentioned goals. We are convinced that our two great state – Azerbaijan and Russia will lead their peoples to prosperity and welfare.
Chairman of the deputy group “Narodniy Deputat”
Moscow, 27 October 2003