President Aliyev expresses condolences to Donald Trump, George Walker Bush

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Former President George H.W. Bush has passed away.

President Trump praised the elder Bush's "essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country", highlighting his role in drawing down the Cold War.

The two men famously declared an end to the Cold War at the Malta Summit in December, 1989, weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, with Bush declaring support for Gorbachev's "perestroika" reforms.

When thinking about how to commemorate George H.W. Bush, Ramsey thought of a striking scene from Barbara's memorial service.

His political career saw him occupy a number of positions including congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president for the Republican Party before becoming the first member of the Bush political family to reach the nation's top office. It was George Bush. While nothing can replace the loss of a father, we can rejoice in the fact that his was a meaningful life, dedicated to public service.

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"I pay tribute to George Bush's contribution towards this historic achievement".

MALACAÑANG Palace extended its condolences to the United States of America following the passing of former President George H.W. Bush. "I am grateful for every minute I spent with him and will always hold our friendship as one of my life's greatest gifts".

"I will be forever grateful for the friendship we formed,"said former USA president Bill Clinton".

Bush's wife and former first lady Barbara, died at the age of 92 on April 17, and he was survived by his five children, including former president George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Canadian conservatives also offered up their sympathies, with federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer also commending Bush as a "friend to Canada". The vote went ahead and the United States lost narrowly, paving the way to the entry of People's Republic of China to the China after being kept away for 22 years. "But, it also celebrates a life well lived". He was a very good man, a great President & a warm hearted, generous American patriot who was a strong ally & friend of the UK.