Modi congratulates Turkey president Erdogan over re-election: ‘Our bilateral ties on global issues will continue to grow’
Edogan, 69, was re-elected on even as the country faces high inflation and the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that rocked three cities.
Indian PM Narendra Modi with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (ANI Photo/PMO Twitter)
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday (29) congratulated Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he won his re-election bid and expressed confidence that bilateral relations of the two nations on global issues will continue to grow.
Edogan, 69, was re-elected on Sunday (28) even as the country faces high inflation and the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that rocked three cities. India rushed in massive support both in terms of material and doctors in the wake of the earthquake that killed more than 50,000 and injured more than 100,000.
In a tweet, Modi said, “Congratulations @RTErdogan on re-election as the President of Türkiye! I am confident that our bilateral ties and cooperation on global issues will continue to grow in the coming times.”
Other world leaders such as US president Joe Biden, Russian president Vladimir Putin, British prime minister Rishi Sunak and European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen also congratulated Erogan over his win.
Erdogan, who survived a coup in 2016, thanked the people of Turkey after winning his latest term, In two speeches — one in Istanbul and another in capital Ankara.