Khizri Shikhseidov

Former Chairman of the People’s Assembly of the Republic of Dagestan

The heartbreaking news of Heydar Aliyev’s death deeply saddened all Dagestanis. The death of Heydar Aliyev, an outstanding statesman, the founder of the modern state of Azerbaijan, a world-famous figure and politician, is an irreparable loss not only for Azerbaijan and the Caucasus but for the entire world community. The bright personality of Heydar Aliyev, who paved the way for the present and future progress of Azerbaijan with his life and exceptional multifaceted activity, will forever remain in the memory of generations and take the most honorable place in history. The people of Dagestan, always sympathizing with the despair of their Azerbaijani neighbors, share the grief of this heavy loss.