Russian President congratules Erdogan on victory

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his party's victory, RIA Novosti reports.

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) headed by Erdogan received about 50 per cent of the votes during the recent parliamentary election in Turkey.

According to the Russian President, Russian-Turkish relations during the AKP's rule were developing successfully and the Kremlin looks forward to cooperating with the Turkish authorities in various fields.