Baku (IP) - The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baku has congratulated Azerbaijan Republic’s President Ilham Aliyev over his landslide re-election victory.

Iran PressAsia: The Iranian embassy on its official account stated that the Islamic Republic of Iran sincerely congratulates the successful holding of the presidential election and the re-election of President Ilham Aliyev.

The statement also read that the Iranian officials are confident a new chapter of the relationship between the two Muslim and brotherly neighboring countries will take place.

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev secured a fifth consecutive term in presidential elections on Wednesday, so he will stay in power for the next seven years.

Incumbent Ilham Aliyev is leading Azerbaijan's presidential election with 92.1 percent of the votes, according to the country's Central Election Commission (CEC).

The figure was announced by election commissioner Mazakhir Panakhov after counting 93 percent of votes from Wednesday's polls.

The main feature of the 2024 Azerbaijani presidential election was that for the first time in the history of Azerbaijan, they were held throughout the entire territory of the country, including the liberated Karabakh region.


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