World Leaders about Heydar Aliyev
Not every politician or head of state is destined to leave an indelible mark on the memory of history. Heydar Aliyev, who dedicated his life to the bright future of his people, the prosperity of Azerbaijan, immortalized his name in history, first of all, with his boundless love for his homeland, people, national and spiritual values - language, culture and literature, his fateful struggle for their protection and progress. Bold historic steps taken in favour of the nation and the Motherland, despite strict prohibitions, were unprecedented and grandiose projects undertaken by him in the name of today’s Azerbaijan.
Aztc.gov.az presents to your attention thoughts by world leaders on Azerbaijan National Leader:
“Heydar Aliyev is a leader who is known and loved not only in Azerbaijan, but also in the entire Turkic world.”
Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN
President of Turkey.
“Heydar Aliyev was indeed a great friend of Russia, we felt and appreciated it very much. He was a great statesman. It may be said without exaggeration that he was a political giant. I just didn't simply respect him, but deeply admired him.”
President of the Russian Federation.
I sure do admire Heydar Aliyev’s undoubted leadership, courage, unmatched worldview, and eloquence!
President of the United States of America.
“Heydar Aliyev is one of the most outstanding statesmen, who belongs not only to Azerbaijan, but also to the entire Turkic world.”
Suleyman Demirel, Former President of Turkey
I have a profound respect for Heydar Aliyev, highly appreciate his political activity and mastery, his foresight.
Former Secretary General of UN
This unique person had brought Azerbaijan to the blossoming of Azerbaijan. During our meetings, especially while conducting negotiations on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, I highly esteemed his heroism, wisdom and steadiness in the solution of the conflict peacefully.
President of the Republic of France.
The Republic of Azerbaijan has lost a great state official in the personality of Heydar Aliyev, who had had deep impact on the life of the whole country for many years and took legendary place in the history of Azerbaijan. His name will be forever tied with the historical achievements in the stability and independence of the country.
Former Chancellor of the Federative Republic of Germany.
Heydar Aliyev had been a great leader of Azerbaijan. He brought stability to his country in the period of chaos. Azeri nation should be proud of the heritage he input. In the period of his activity as President, progress in the relations between our countries had been achieved and Azerbaijan had improved its relations with Europe.
Prime Minister of Great Britain.
President Heydar Aliyev was the indispensable leader who laid the foundation for the independence of Azerbaijan and the current development of the country as well as made an unprecedented contribution to maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Former Prime Minister of Japan
Famous politician in the international world, having friendly feeling for the People`s Republic of China, Mr. Heydar Aliyev had played an important role in the Chinese -Azerbaijani friendship relations.
Chairman of the People`s Republic of China.
“President Heydar Aliyev played an influential role in the stability and progress of the newly formed Azerbaijan Republic; he was an experienced and well-known politician who worked for the welfare and peace of the wonderful Azerbaijani people.
Achievement of the regional peace and friendship by Mr. Heydar Aliyev, services in the way of the deepening of the ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan will never disappear from my memory.
Seyid Mohammed KHATEMI,
Former President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Heydar Alirza oglu has done a lot of work aimed at strengthening the centuries-old friendship between the Kazakh and Azerbaijani nations, development of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as CIS.
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Heydar Aliyev’s name is forever connected with the native land. Independent and sovereign Azerbaijan`s prosperity and progress, stability of the social-political situation in the country and search for strong peace in the region brought high influence and sincere respect to Heydar Aliyev all over the world. Azeri nation and all sincere people who are thankful for his work and services will remember his name forever.
President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Name of Heydar Aliyev as a respectful politician and state official and his influence will be endlessly connected with the worthy place of the Azerbaijan Republic in the international union. We highly assess the great personal contribution of Heydar Aliyev in the development and strengthening of Azerbaijani-Bulgarian friendship ties in the conditions of the modern international progress.
Former President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Historical role of Heydar Aliyev in the organization and strengthening of Azerbaijan`s independence, increase of the influence in the international world, development and expanding of bilateral ties between our nations is invaluable.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
“Heydar Aliyev dedicated his life to whole-hearted service to his native people, his Motherland.
Heydar Aliyev is considered and esteemed in the Republic of Moldova as a great patriot, fighter for the strengthening of friendly relations between our countries, ideals, stability and defence of the security in Europe and all over the world.
Former President of the Republic of Moldova.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Presented in Tbilisi
The presentation ceremony of the book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” dedicated to the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” and published by the leading Georgian “Merani” Publishing House has been held in Tbilisi. In her opening speech at the event launched in the large assembly hall of the Parliament of Georgia Makvala Gonashvili, the Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia and winner of the Rustaveli State Prize, spoke about Heydar Aliyev’s decisive role in the political, economic and social life of Georgia in the difficult periods of its history and energy projects thanks to which fundamental changes in the field of policy and economic realities in the region had been achieved. Then, Afag Masud, the Board Chair of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and People’s Writer took the floor.
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