Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev congratulated Xi Jinping on re-election as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.
"On behalf of myself and on behalf of the members of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, I sincerely congratulate all of you and the party you are leading on the occasion of the successful completion of the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China and your re-election as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China,” President Aliyev said in his congratulatory letter.
"As a historic event in the socio-political life of your country, the 19th Congress has been marked with important decisions such as the renewal of the Communist Party of China, determining the main directions of its future activities, as well as the well-being of your people, socio-economic development of your country, as well as the adoption of a new concept of foreign policy," AzerTAc cited the Azerbaijani president as saying.
The President stressed that active dialogue between the ruling New Azerbaijan Party and the Communist Party of China makes a significant contribution to the strengthening of friendship and mutual understanding between the peoples, as well as overall development of relations between the two countries.
President Aliyev also expressed his confidence that joint efforts will be made for further enhancement of Azerbaijani-Chinese ties. He extended congratulations and best wishes toXi Jinping and all the members of the Chinese Communist Party and wish the friendly Chinese people prosperity and well-being.