President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the Hellenic Republic Catherine Sakellaropulu.
The letter states:
“Dear Mrs. President,
The news of the death of Karolos Papoulias, the former President of the Hellenic Republic, a prominent statesman and public figure, deeply saddened me.
Karolos Papoulias appreciates his contribution to the development of Azerbaijani-Greek relations, and I always remember my meetings with him with the best impressions.
I share your grief over this tragic loss and extend my deepest condolences to you, the family of the deceased and the entire Greek people. “