FIDE President congratulates Russian Foreign Minister on his birthday

On March 21, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov sent a congratulatory letter to Sergey Lavrov. The letter, in particular, says:

"Dear Sergey Viktorovich! I heartily congratulate you on your birthday! On this remarkable day, I wish to express to you my deep respect and appreciation for your professionalism and warm-heartedness.

Your whole life, which you devoted to the service of the Fatherland, deserves the highest recognition. Your rich life experience, competence, efficiency and energy, firmness in achieving your goals contribute to strengthening your authority in Russia and on the international arena. It is a great honour for me to be personally acquainted with you.
Joining all the warm words and wishes addressed to you today, I wish your life always be filled with respect, support and love of relatives and friends.
Dear Sergey Viktorovich! Please let me wish you good spirits, endurance and inner harmony. Once again, please accept my sincere wishes of success in all your activities and implementation of plans and ideas."