Aliyev had been one of the key persons in the Caucasus for a long period. His
personal efforts in the establishment of current friendship relations between
the United States of America and Azerbaijan, as well as defence of Azerbaijan's
independence is of vital importance. Under his leadership United States of
America and Azerbaijan have been partners in the fight against the terrorism
including all the operations carried out in Afghanistan and Iraq. Steadiness he
demonstrated in the field of achievement of the just and long-term solution of
Daghlyg Garabagh tragedy via the peace negotiations had been of great
importance in the maintenance of the peace and stability in the region. In the
meantime, his position and efforts demonstrated in attraction of the
large-volume foreign investments that strengthened economic development of
Azerbaijan played a key role. These achievements had improved lives of million
Azerbaijanis and created opportunity for Azerbaijan to come into the twentieth
century as the modern state.
President of the United States of America.
state official, who had gained respect and great influence all over the world,
passed away. Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev's effective activity had been devoted
directly to the common history of our nations during many years. He laid down
the foundation of strategic cooperation between Russia and Azerbaijan, made great
contribution to strengthening of our friendship and mutual understanding.
is an irreplaceable loss for the Commonwealth of Independent States and the
whole international society.
President of the Russian Federation.
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.
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
period of his activity as President, progress in the relations between our
countries had been achieved and Azerbaijan had improved its relations with
Europe. His successful visit to Britain in July 1998, in particular our meeting
in my residence located at 10, Dawning Street, is still in my memory. He
established the foundation of strong relations existing at present between
Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom. We are proud that through the great
investments put by British companies the United Kingdom impacts on the progress
Prime Minister of the Great Britain.
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.
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.
I am very
happy and proud to know Heydar Aliyev as a person, who due to far-sighted and
talented leadership, managed to develop and bring Azerbaijan to the current
influential position in all spheres.
with all his efforts for peace and prosperity of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev's
activity aimed at turning the Caucasus region into a peaceful area, will remain
in our memory forever.
projects that started due to priceless contribution of Heydar Aliyev has made
our friendly and brotherly states closer to each other, proved again that the
relations between our countries had been laid on a permanent basis.
Ahmet Nejet SEZER,
President of the Turkish Republic.
services of deceased Heydar Aliyev in the name of happiness and prosperity of
Azerbaijan, peace in the region and the world have taken their glorious place
in the Turkish and world history.
Rejeb Tayyib ERDOGAN,
Prime Minister of Turkish Republic.
Aliyev had invaluable services in the strengthening of the ties between our
countries and development of Azerbaijan. I remember very well our meeting in
July 1998 during his visit to the United Kingdom.
Queen ELIZABETH II.
of the regional peace and friendship by Mr. Heydar Aliyev, services in the way
of deepening of the ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic
of Azerbaijan will never disappear from my memory. His very successful visit to
the Islamic Republic of Iran last year has become the turnover point in the
relations between our countries.
Seyid Mohammed KHATEMI,
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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.
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.
President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
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.
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
President of the Republic of Moldova.
of Azerbaijan has lost a great state official in the personality of Heydar
Aliyev, who has 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
Chancellor of the Federative Republic of Germany.
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 works and services will
remember his name forever.
President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Alirza oglu is well known in Kyrgyzstan as an eminent state official,
world-scale politician who had endless services in the organization and
development of independent Azerbaijan.
leadership, the Republic of Azerbaijan has gained great successes on the way of
independent development, has become well-known and respected member of the
world union. Heydar Alirza oglu devoted all his talent and wisdom, love to the
Motherland, diligence and devotion to the work of progress of Azerbaijan.
President of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.
Azerbaijan Republic has taken its deserved place in the world union in the last
few years due to leadership of eminent state official Heydar Aliyev. I am
following and supporting all works carried out in establishment of legal state,
successful realization of the economic reforms in Azerbaijan.
John Paul 2nd,
The Pope of Roma.
wise and far-sighted leadership of late Heydar Aliyev, Azerbaijan has become a
country acting as the guarantor and stability factor in the current foreign
policy, moving confidently on the path of social prosperity and economic
development, and ensures its reliable position day-by-day as an influential
member of the international union. Loss of Heydar Aliyev, who was the architect
of Azerbaijan's successful and stabilizing foreign policy, made our nations,
which are connected with historical and cultural ties, grieve.
Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of the Turkish
Alirza oglu Aliyev had been a convinced and active supporter of the all-round Azerbaijani-Russian
ties in the XXI century, strengthening strategic cooperation of the two
First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian
people knew Heydar Alirza oglu very well and will always remember his positive
attitude to Dagestan, because due to this attitude, friendship and sincere
neighbourhood traditions were established between our nations and existed for
many years. His name will forever remain in our memories.
Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of
very difficult to assess the role of Heydar Alirza oglu in the political life
of the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Being a wide
politician, he managed to find constructive decisions in complicated
situations. Not only Azerbaijan, but all the countries in the post-Soviet space
have lost their influential state leader.
President of the Republic of Tatarystan.
Alirza oglu had been famous as a great politician, great head of state and
patriotic, nice and talented person. A number of bright and significant pages of
the history of the Soviet State, then CIS countries and the Republic of
Azerbaijan are connected with his name.
President of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
of Heydar Alirza oglu in the bringing up the whole generation of modern
politicians in the whole post-Soviet space are invaluable. I will be keeping in
my hearts all memories related to my personal meetings with Heydar Alirza oglu
as a world-known eminent state official.
President of the Republic of Kalmykia,
President of FIDE.
deep-rooted historical and cultural ties between Azerbaijan and Turkey. Dear
Aliyev showed extraordinary efforts to revive these relations and development
of relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan.
Chairman of the Leftist Democratic Party.
Aliyev is among the present founders of the new history of a modern democratic
Eurasia as one of the eminent leaders of the XX century.
People’s Writer of Kyrgyzstan.
Aliyev is a great personality. He is my friend, brother. He will always have
his place in my heart.
Former Secretary General of UN
Heydar Aliyev’s wise management, Azerbaijan has gained far more achievements as
compared with all other states of the former Soviet Union. He is indeed the founder
of a new Azerbaijani state.
Energy Minister of Great Britain.
I do not
know any other person, who would love Azerbaijan, Azeri nation as Heydar Aliyev
Chairman of the Firmer USSR State Planning Committee.