World Bulletin/News Desk
Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev, has been re-elected in Wednesday's election, winning 84.68 % of votes. President Aliyev, who succeeded his father, has been in power for ten years. He has won a third term as the president.
Opposition leader Jamil Hasanli took about 8 % of votes.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended their congratulations to Aliyev for his victory.
Aliyev said he would pay his first official trip to Turkey, said a statement released from Gul's office.
President Aliyev has been in power for ten years.
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