President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expressed his condolences to the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Arif Alvi.

Report informs, citing AZERTAC, that the letter of condolence reads:

“Dear Mr. President,

“We were deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties and injuries as a result of an explosion at a mosque in the city of Peshawar.

“We are extremely outraged by this terrible act of terrorism and strongly condemn all manifestations of terrorism, as well as consider it necessary to resolutely fight against terrorism.

“On the occasion of this tragedy, on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I offer my profound condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who were killed, and the brotherly people of Pakistan, and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.