From Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria

To His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Dear Mr. President, I am pleased to extend my sincere congratulations to you on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Azerbaijan - the Independence Day. Lasting peace, security and stability are of particular importance for ensuring prosperity of all nations and peoples as well as for developing human and economic potential of the South Caucasus. I am convinced that Azerbaijan can make significant contribution towards that end. Availing myself of this pleasant opportunity, I wish you personal well-being, coupled with best wishes of happy and peaceful future to the people of Azerbaijan. With deep respect, Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria

Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency