Ilham Aliyev congratulates Erdogan on snap election victory
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev was the first national leader to congratulate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for "his success” in the June 24 presidential elections.
In a phone call, Aliyev said Turkey has grown under Erdoğan's leadership, adding that Turkey's economy has scored great successes and Ankara has cemented its position internationally.
During the conversation, the leaders also expressed their belief in the progress of the brotherly relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan in all areas, Daily Sabah reported.
The statement also said Aliyev invited Erdoğan to an official visit to Azerbaijan, an offer which the Turkish president accepted.