Indian PM Modi congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on re-election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election as President of Turkey. PM Modi said that he is confident that the bilateral ties between the two nations and cooperation on global issues will continue to grow.

PM Modi's congratulatory message on Twitter comes after Erdogan was declared the winner of Turkey's presidential runoff election on May 28, defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu.

President Erdogan addressed massive crowds of supporters at the Presidential Palace after being re-elected as President of Turkey. Erdogan celebrated his election to a third term and called the nation a "winner."

"We are not the only winners, the winner is Turkey. The winner is our nation with all its segments, our democracy is the winner.

"Now is the time to put aside all the debates and conflicts regarding the election period and unite around our national goals and dreams. We make this call with all our heart," he said.


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