Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev sent a letter of congratulations to Emperor of Japan Naruhito.

The letter reads: “It is on the occasion of the National Day of Japan – Emperor’s Birthday that on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan I offer my cordial congratulations to you and through you all the people of your country.

On this festive day, I convey my best wishes to you, and wish everlasting peace and prosperity to the friendly people of Japan.”