Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland has sent a letter congratulating Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on his victory in the presidential election, informs the press-service of the Azerbaijani head of state.
The letter reads:
'Dear Mr President,
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on being re-elected President of Azerbaijan.
I look forward to working closely with you to ensure that human rights, democracy and rule of law standards, based on the European Convention on Human Rights, prevail in Azerbaijan during your term of office.'