From Salome Zourabichvili, President of Georgia
To His Excellency, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
On behalf of the Georgian people and my own, I would like to extend to You my sincere congratulations on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Independence Day.
The strong friendship and ties between our people can be traced back to our common past. 105 years ago, our countries declared their independence almost simultaneously, and since the our good neighborly and brotherly relations have been constantly strengthening, which now has established itself as a firm strategic partnership between our countries.
Today, Georgia attaches special importance to the further deepening and strengthening of the strategic partnership with the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Your Excellency, I reaffirm my deepest respect, wish you success in service to your country, and to the friendly Azerbaijani people – peace, health and prosperity.
President of Georgia