Putin and Zelensky Congratulate Erdogan on Election Victory

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Putin and Zelensky Congratulate Erdogan on Election Victory
Putin and Zelensky Congratulate Erdogan on Election Victory

In the wake of a closely watched election, various global leaders have extended their warm congratulations to Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election as President of the Republic of Turkey. Prominent figures such as Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, and former US President, Donald Trump, are among those applauding Erdogan's electoral success.

Putin: "A Natural Sequence of Events"

Putin, communicating from the heart of Moscow's Kremlin, dispatched a heartfelt message to Erdogan, hailing his re-election as a logical progression of his unrelenting dedication to his nation.

He extended his deepest congratulations, declaring Erdogan's victory as clear evidence of the Turkish populace's confidence in his leadership. In his congratulatory telegram, Putin stated, "Dear Mr. Erdogan, my dear friend, please accept my sincere congratulations on your re-election as president.

The victory at the elections is a logical result of your selfless work as head of the Turkish Republic, a vivid evidence of the Turkish people’s support for your efforts toward strengthening the state sovereignty and independent foreign policy." The Russian president further accentuated the importance he placed on Erdogan's contribution to Russian-Turkish relations, expressing his enthusiasm for continued fruitful dialogue and collaboration in various sectors.

Putin also reaffirmed his commitment to ongoing joint projects with Turkey, notably the construction of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and the creation of a natural gas hub. "We highly value your personal contribution to the development of friendly Russian-Turkish relations, mutually beneficial cooperation in various spheres.

I would like to reiterate our readiness to continue our constructive dialogue of the current issues on the bilateral, regional, and international agenda," Putin stressed.

World Leaders Rally in Support

Meanwhile, other global leaders have also extended their congratulations to Erdogan.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine took to Twitter to express his warm wishes, reinforcing the significance of Turkey's strategic partnership with Ukraine and the broader European region. “We count on the further strengthening of the strategic partnership for the benefit of our countries, as well as the strengthening of cooperation for the sake of the security and stability of Europe,” Zelenskyy wrote.

Erdogan's re-election appears to have garnered support and affirmation from a significant international cohort, indicating a readiness for continued collaboration and strengthening of ties.