Ilham Aliyev congratulates Salome Zurabishvili on election
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Salome Zurabishvili on her election as Georgian president.
The head of state recalled that Azerbaijan and Georgia are bound together by traditional relations of friendship and good neighborliness. He expressed confidence that Baku and Tbilisi will keep making joint efforts to strengthen their strategic partnership, based on mutual confidence and support, and develop our bilateral cooperation in all areas in the years to come.
"I wish you the best of health, happiness, and success in your future responsible activities for the well-being of the friendly people of Georgia," Ilham Aliyev concluded.
The Georgian Dream ruling party endorsed presidential candidate Salome Zurabishvili received 59.52% of votes (1,147,627 votes), while candidate from the United National Movement Grigol Vashadze - 40.48% of votes (780,633).