Telephone conversation with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev 2011-12-24 13:00:00 Dmitry Medvedev spoke by telephone with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The conversation took place at Russia’s initiative. Dmitry Medvedev warmly congratulated Ilham Aliyev on his 50th birthday and conveyed his good wishes. During the conversation the President of Azerbaijan praised the organisation of the recent informal meeting of CIS leaders, which was held in Moscow. Both parties expressed their satisfaction with the decisions adopted at the summit. Mr Medvedev and Mr Aliyev also discussed plans for future top-level contacts.