Aleksandr Dzasokhov, President of the Republic of North Osetiya-Alaniya (1998-2005)

Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev made a historical contribution to Azerbaijan’s and former USSR’s social-economic and cultural life. His role in restoration of friendly, neighboring and mutually beneficial relations between Russia and Azerbaijan in the new historical period is highly appreciated not only in Russia but also in Osetiya-Alaniya. His balanced position when making responsible decisions served the maintenance of stability in the Caucasus and improvement of the Commonwealth of Independent States.