Azerbaijani President congratulates Merkel on victory in elections
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of congratulation to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union alliance, which she leads, claimed a victory in the parliamentary elections.
"I extend my sincere congratulations to you on the victory of the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union alliance, which you lead, in the parliamentary elections," Ilham Aliyev said in his letter.
He stressed that this victory is the expression of the German society's support for Merkel's policy and demonstration of trust and confidence in her.
"I hope that we will continue to make joint efforts to strengthen and expand friendship and political, economic and humanitarian relations and successfully maintain mutually beneficial bilateral and multilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and Germany," the President said.