On April 13, President of the European Council Donald Tusk congratulated President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on his victory in the election, APA reports.
The letter reads: “
I would like to express my best wishes to you on the occasion of your re-election as President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
I hope that during your new term in office, the relationship between Azerbaijan and the European Union will be further deepened, including through the negotiations of a new ambitious bilateral agreement, based on shared fundamental values and principles and our global, political and economic interests.
I also look forward to continuing to work with you to develop our cooperation within the Eastern Partnership, with a view to further strengthening the European Union`s engagement and support, and to advancing our shared objectives of stability and prosperity in the region.
Please accept the assurance of my highest consideration."