The congratulation states, in particular:
“Dear Raul Dzhumkovich,
Please accept my sincere congratulations on the Day of Independence of the Republic of Abkhazia. This day symbolises the bravery and courage of the people of your country who in a difficult fight defended their just right to freedom and a peaceful life.
It is with satisfaction that I see a dynamic development of Russian-Abkhazian relations, which are based on the principles of alliance and strategic partnership. I would like to confirm once again that Russia will continue helping the friendly Abkhazia in the solution of its urgent tasks of state-building and also in the provision of national security.
I sincerely wish you, dear Raul Dzhumkovich, strong health and successes, and to the brotherly nation of Abkhazia – peace, well-being and prosperity”.