President Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Uzbek counterpart


President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

“I was deeply shocked by the news of the tragic death of your compatriots as a result of a bus fire in Aktobe province in Kazakhstan,” the President said in his message.

“On the occasion of this tragedy, on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who died and the whole people of Uzbekistan,” the head of state said.