On October 7, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba congratulated President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on his birthday.
The congratulation states:
“Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich!
Please accept my sincere congratulations on your birthday.
Under your leadership, the Russian Federation has achieved unquestionable political successes and has solved the issues of its socio-economic development. A qualitatively new level of Russian statehood has contributed to the consistent growth in the prosperity of citizens and progressive development of democratic institutions.
The people of Abkhazia will always remember and value your contribution to the preservation of our statehood, and the social and economic support.
On this occasion, I would like to wish you, dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, strong health, many years of life, peace, and success in all your endeavors”.