Oscar Luigi Scalfaro

Former President of the Italian Republic

We are closely observing your activity. In previous years, there was instability in Azerbaijan. However, after you came to power, the situation in your country fundamentally stabilized and became normal.

We know that the path to democracy is difficult. The transition from a planned administrative-command economy to a free market economy is a long and complex process. However, we believe that Heydar Aliyev’s aspiration for independence, democratic determination, and taking a democratic position will serve as a worthy bridge for him to establish relations with the whole world.