World leaders congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in the presidential elections in Turkey and re-election for a new term, RBC reports.
In particular, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky published a congratulation on social networks. “We look forward to further strengthening the strategic partnership for the benefit of our countries, as well as strengthening cooperation for the security and stability of Europe,” he wrote.
US President Joe Biden also published his message, noting that he “looks forward to continuing to work together as NATO allies on bilateral issues and common global challenges.”
Erdogan was congratulated by French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, as well as the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
In addition, the Turkish leader was congratulated on his re-election by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov, and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Russian President Vladimir Putin also sent a congratulatory telegram to Erdogan.
We will remind, on the eve of Erdogan won the second round of the presidential election. He received 51.91% of the vote, while his rival Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu won 48.09%.
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