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From Petr Pavel, President of the Czech Republic

AZERBAIJAN, May 24 - His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Excellency,

May I extend to you and to people of your country my sincere congratulations on the National Day of Republic of Azerbaijan – the Independence Day.

Our countries enjoy friendly relations and I believe that we will be able to further develop these relations in every way through our joint efforts.

I wish you, Excellency, every success, happiness and prosperity to the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Sincerely,

Petr Pavel,

President of the Czech Republic