Azerbaijani President Aliyev re-elected

President Aliyev has won a third term in office, getting 84.68 % of votes.

Azerbaijani President Aliyev re-elected

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.

 

Last Mod: 10 Ekim 2013, 09:40
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