10:13 22 May

“Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of the President on the background of changes” book presented in Moscow

Moscow hosted the official presentation of the recently published book of the deputy of Milli Majlis, a member of the Union of Writers of Azerbaijan, Elmira Akhundova - ‘Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the background of Change" dedicated to the analysis of the history and results of a 55-year life and 13-year leadership of the country by the 4th Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, APA’s Moscow bureau reports.


The presentation was attended by the rector of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, an academician Viktor Sadovnichy, rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, an academician Anatoly Torkunov, the chairman of the Duma Committee on International Affairs, Leonid Slutsky, the first deputy director general of TASS, Mikhail Gusman, along with Elmira Akhundova.


Recall that the book is a logical continuation of six-volume work of Elmira Akhundova 'Heydar Aliyev: Personality and Epoch’. It shows how the successor of national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev came to power, what he achieved in the presidential office. Ilham Aliyev is shown as a man who earned the trust of his people and elites back in the 1990s, and proved himself the most loyal and trusted comrade of his father. The book emphasizes that the phenomenon of Ilham Aliyev did not appear out of nowhere, and the fact that he became a successor to Heydar Aliyev was not dictated by dynastic reasons, but by the need to preserve and increase the political and economic heritage of Azerbaijan,


The years of his presidency are presented not in the chronological, but in thematic order - by doing so, the author sums up the work of President Ilham Aliyev in various areas. In addition to the international activities, a considerable part of the book is dedicated to internal policy. The author points out that Heydar Aliyev was a savior of Azerbaijan, and Ilham Aliyev is a builder of its present and future.

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