President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, according to the Presidential press service.

“Dear Mr. President,

I was deeply saddened by the news of the loss of life in the wake of a fire in the retirement home in the city of Kharkiv.

It is due to this tragedy that on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I offer my profound condolences to you, families of the victims and the people of Ukraine, and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

Ilham Aliyev

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Baku, 23 January 2021″