Allen Weinstein

Former President of the National Endowment for Democracy

The President of Azerbaijan is an extraordinary, brilliant personality. I compare him with George Washington as the most prominent politician and statesman. There is a correspondence between the historical mission of both of them.

Mr. President, if a peace medal is to be instituted for establishing peace in this country, then, in my opinion, this medal should definitely be bestowed to you. Because there is no one on this course who has worked as hard as you.