On November 4, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba congratulated President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on the Day of National Unity.
The congratulation states, in particular:
“Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich!
I congratulate you and all multinational people of the Russian Federation on the Day of National Unity.
The Day of National Unity symbolises selfless love of the Homeland and celebrates the solidarity and unity of people of different nationalities and the strengthening of cultural and moral values.
On this day, we honour the heroic deeds and patriotism of the fighters who defended the freedom and independence of Russia. A heightened sense of civil responsibility became the foundation for the unification and strengthening of the Russian Federation.
I would like to express, dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, a sincere gratitude on behalf of all citizens of Abkhazia for your invaluable contribution to the strengthening of the Abkhazian statehood, the provision of security and the socio-economic development of the state, and the improvement in the quality of life of our citizens.
On this festive day, I wish you and all citizens of the Russian Federation peace, well-being and prosperity”.