Putin congratulates Aliyev on winning Azerbaijan’s presidential election
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called Ilham Aliyev’s convincing victory in Azerbaijan’s presidential election a clear proof of his authority and recognition of the leader’s merits in solving vital tasks.
In his telegram on occasion of Aliyev’s re-election, Putin noted that his "convincing victory in the election clearly proves Aliyev’s high political authority and shows the appreciation of his merits in solving topical social and economic and foreign policy tasks facing Azerbaijan," the Kremlin press service said.
Vladimir Putin highly assessed Ilham Aliyev’s efforts in strengthening friendly and good neighborly relations between Russia and Azerbaijan.
In addition, he expressed confidence that by joint efforts the states will ensure further development of fruitful bilateral cooperation in all areas and also partnership in regional and international affairs, which certainly meets vital interests of the Russian and Azerbaijani people.