Foreign leaders congratulate Erdoğan on ‘election success’
Azerbaijani President İlham Aliyev became the first national leader to congratulate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for “his success” in the June 24 presidential elections, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
During a phone call, Aliyev said he “appreciated Turkey’s development, success in economy and stronger position in the international arena,” Anadolu Agency said on June 24.
Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Bosnian leader Bakir Izetbegovic, and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani also congratulated Erdoğan.
Foreign ministers from Greece, Hungary and Guinea and Venezuela’s deputy president have all congratulated Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu over the phone.