Turkish prime minister congratulated on Monday Russian premier on his election as president, his office said.
Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Vladimir Putin and congratulated him on his success in presidential election.
During the phone talk, Putin expressed importance his country attached to Turkey, and said he would work to boost bilateral relations.
Vladimir Putin received 63.82 percent of votes in Sunday's election and was elected the new president of Russia.
Putin won the 2000 presidential election in the Russian Federation in 2004 he was re-elected for a second term lasting until May 7, 2008.
Because of constitutional mandate limits, Putin was ineligible to run for a third consecutive presidential term. After the victory of his successor, Dmitry Medvedev, in the 2008 presidential elections, Medvedev appointed Putin as the prime minister.
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