14 August 2014, Ankara-Turkey
World congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on election win
Erdogan's victory in Turkish presidential election received wide coverage in international media
Congratulatory messages have been flooding in since Monday for Turkey's outgoing PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan who was elected to a five-year term as president in the country's first directly elected presidential poll.
Secretariat of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation sent congratulary message to Erdogan on Wednesday on his triumph in Turkish presidential election held on Sunday.
Secretary-General of the organization, Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi, said in the message: "I write to express my heartfelt felicitations and cordially convey, on behalf of the Secretariat of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation as well as on my behalf, our heartiest congratulations to you and to the great nation of Turkey on the auspicious occasion of your election to the highest office of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey."
He said the election result was a reflection of the Turkish people’s aspirations for a strong leader who would turn Turkey to a stronger position in the world.
"I would like to make particular mention of the fact that with your election in the highest office of the country, I have strong confidence that Turkey’s engagement with the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation will be more intensive than ever before, particularly bearing in mind that Turkey will assume the Chair of the D-8 in the upcoming Summit this year for the second time," he said.
While concluding his remarks, he wished Erdogan health, happiness, and success in his new capacity as the leader of Turkey.
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