Azerbaijan’s Ilham Aliyev wins fifth presidential term

Baku, Feb 15 (UNI) Ilham Aliyev was sworn in for a new term as Azerbaijan’s president during a ceremony here on Wednesday, according to local media reports.

Aliyev took the oath of office in the parliament building in the presence of constitutional court judges, Azerbaijan’s state news agency AZERTAC reported.

The inauguration was also attended by members of parliament, state and government officials, and family members of the elected president, the report said.

Aliyev, who has been Azerbaijan’s president since 2003, was reelected for a fifth term in office on Feb. 7 with over 92 percent of the votes.

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