Yury Luzhkov

Former Mayor of Moscow

Mr. President, as I have known you for many years, I would like to mention your high qualities as a wise and far-sighted statesman, the leader of the republic, who has earned respect and influence in the world and in Azerbaijan.

By heading the Republic of Azerbaijan in its most difficult time, you were able to stabilize the political and economic situation of the country in a very short period of time, and lay a solid foundation for the future prosperity of Azerbaijan and its hardworking people.

Heydar Aliyev is a man distinguished for his intelligence, and the ability to solve problems in a businesslike and restrained manner.

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We will never forget all the work done by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the people of his country and for other nations. Heydar Alirza oglu was an outstanding state and political figure. The formation of the Republic of Azerbaijan as a sovereign state will always be associated with his name. The bright image of Heydar Alirza oglu will forever remain in our hearts.