President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Roman Pope Francis.
Report informs citing AzerTag that the letter says:
"On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend my sincerest congratulations to you and all your coreligionists on the anniversary of your Papal Inauguration.
"The relations between Azerbaijan and the Holy See set a good example of the promotion of dialogue and tolerance among religions and cultures. I believe that our collaborative efforts will continue to contribute to the establishment of global peace and tranquility, mutual understanding and solidarity among people.
"On this remarkable day, I wish you the best of health and success in your supreme spiritual mission."