To His Excellency Mr. William J. Clinton, President of the United States - July 4, 1994

Your Excellency!

On behalf of me and the Azerbaijani people, I cordially congratulate you and the entire people of the United States on the occasion of the Independence Day, the national holiday of the United States of America, wish you peace and prosperity.

I assure you that the Republic of Azerbaijan supports peaceful solution of all the regional conflicts, including the Garabagh conflict within the CSCE framework and will step forward through economic reforms and democracy.

I take this occasion to express my deep esteem and appreciation of you.

Best regards,

Heydar Aliyev,
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 

Translated from "Azerbaycan", July 5, 1994.