President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expressed his condolences to the relatives and friends of the former head of Dagestan Magomedali Magomedov.

APA reports that the letter of condolence reads:

"I was deeply saddened by the news of the death of Magomedali Magomedov, a prominent state and social-political figure of Dagestan, a great friend of the Azerbaijani people.

Magomedali Magomedov made a significant contribution to the development and expansion of traditional friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Dagestan, strengthening the atmosphere of mutual understanding and trust between our peoples.

Azerbaijan has always appreciated the friendship between Magomedali Magomedovich Magomedov and Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev.

The bright memory of Magomedali Magomedov will always live in our hearts.

I share your grief and offer my sincere condolences on this great loss.

R.I.P!"