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Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev Azerbaijani: Aliyev was born on 24 December in Baku. His grandfather was politician Aziz Aliyev. He is the son of ophthalmologist and academician Zarifa Aliyeva and Heydar Aliyev , who was his predecessor as President of Azerbaijan, serving from to He went to Secondary School No.
In , he was the vice-president, and later the first vice-president of SOCAR , the state-owned Azerbaijani oil and gas company. He was one of the key figures during the negotiations between the Azerbaijani government and Western oil companies that resulted in several advantageous production sharing agreements , and actively involved in the implementation of Heydar Aliyev 's oil strategy.
He holds a doctorate degree in political sciences. They have three children: Leyla , Arzu and Heydar and five grandchildren.
In , Ilham Aliyev was elected as the deputy chair of the ruling party New Azerbaijan Party and in , he was elected to the post of first deputy chair at the Second Congress of the Party. The fourth and fifth congresses of the party held in and unanimously supported his nomination for the next presidential term. In , Aliyev was elected to the Parliament of Republic of Azerbaijan ; later he became president of the National Olympic Committee still incumbent.
The official results of the October 15, , elections gave victory to Ilham Aliyev, who earned A total of seven candidates filed to run in the election who had to collect 40, voter signatures. The report also highlights numerous reforms to the Electoral Code in accordance with OSCE and Council of Europe requirements and standards, which include inking of voters, more transparency of voter lists, and the prohibition of government interference in the election process. The variant of the statement on elections, prepared by the head of the group of observers Andreas Herkel, containing critical remarks, faced the rejection of the pro-Azerbaijani group consisting of Michael Hancock, Eduard Lintner and Paul Ville.
Herkel was forced to declare his resignation if criticism did not go into the statement. The opposition claimed this to be a violation of the Azerbaijani constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights. In the presidential elections held on 9 October, Aliyev claimed victory with 85 percent of the vote, securing a third five-year term.
In , Amnesty International called on western leaders to present position on jailed activist which was officially charged with tax evasion and illegal business activity. A group of observers from the US House of Representatives also acknowledged fair elections. The US State Department in its turn discredited the observers from the House of Representatives, describing the elections as not meeting international standards, and expressing solidarity with the ODIHR's assessment.
Ilham Aliyev won the presidential elections with Ilham Aliyev visited UN Headquarters several times: On 4 May , UN Security Council held a high-level meeting on strengthening international collaboration in the implementation of counter-terrorism obligations led by Ilham Aliyev. A year after Mr. Ilham Aliyev affirmed the significance of the Joint Declaration in the field of energy cooperation between the EU and Azerbaijan during its visit to Brussels in with the following words: I am glad that after the signing, together with President Barroso , of the Declaration on strategic cooperation in the energy sector in Baku at the beginning of , we are currently seeing its practical results.
This declaration has played a major role in the implementation of the gas corridor. On 6 February , Aliyev visited Brussels , the capital of the EU, for the bilateral and multilateral meetings. Ilham Aliyev repeatedly characterized Azerbaijan-Russia relations as strategic partnership.
Ilham Aliyev has built relationship with the Russian Orthodox Church. Sergius of Radonezh 1st class in the past. Following the initiative of President Aliyev,   for the first time  the trilateral summit between Russian, Iranian and Azerbaijani leaders was held in Baku in for purpose of fighting against terrorism, transnational organized crime, arms smuggling and drug trafficking in the region.
Petersburg in Russia, providing a faster and cheaper alternative to existing sea routes. Ilham Aliyev has sought to expand relations with the US. Bush on April 25—28, During the meeting, he discussed issues of oil and gas industry, regional and global energy security, transportation, etc. The parties had discussions on counterterrorism and cooperation in various fields. Joe Biden emphasized the importance of the Southern Gas Corridor to strengthen energy security of Europe. In his letter to the President Ilham Aliyev on the opening of 24th annual International Caspian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference in Baku, Donald Trump mentioned that US is strongly committed to Southern Gas Corridor which ensures energy security of Europe and appreciates Azerbaijan's important role in supporting this global energy security.
Ilham Aliyev has extended Azerbaijan's collaboration with NATO , as the country joined the Individual Partnership Action Plan in , which allows the systematisation of bilateral partnerships as well as the coordination of cooperation on any issue of mutual interest. Azerbaijan's balanced foreign policy and regional importance has allowed top military officers of USA and Russia, Joseph Dunford-the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Valery Gerasimov- Chief of General Staff to decide on their meeting to be held in Baku on cooperation.
Ilham Aliyev repeatedly stated that relations with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation OIC are among the priorities for Azerbaijan in foreign policy. Intercultural dialogue was one of priority areas of cultural policy of President Aliyev. Under the instruction of Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan sent humanitarian aid to Palestine, Nepal , Djibouti on April 10, , and to Rohingya refugees on September 8, He together with other high-ranked officials of states and international organizations participated in the opening ceremonies and delivered speeches in the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth Baku International Humanitarian Forums held in , , , , and respectively.
The deepening of international humanitarian cooperation can prevent the negative and enhance positive trends to some extent. Ilham Aliyev initiated and signed laws on "State care for people with diabetes" in ; "Turnover of narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors" in ; "Pharmaceutical products" in ; "Fight against the disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus" in ; "State care of multiple sclerosis" in ; "Mandatory child dispensing" in On October 19, , President Ilham Aliyev initiated and signed the order on education of Azerbaijani youth in foreign countries, in which he tasked state bodies to draft respective state program.
On January 10, Ilham Aliyev by his decree announced the year of as the year of Islamic Solidarity. The respective Decree on preparation of this concept was signed by him on November 29, , and the concept itself was adopted on December 29, by his another Decree. Ilham Aliyev during his public statements regularly stressed that governance and anticorruption reforms are the priority of the state policy and for this purpose his government take administrative steps and institutional measures.
According to Transparency International's Azerbaijan scores just 30 on the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index , indicating a serious problem with corruption. On 8 August , Transparency Azerbaijan announced that it had scaled back its operations in the capital city of Baku, because the government would not approve an extension of the funding as it comes from outside the country. ASAN service , which was established by presidential decree in ,  is internationally recognized for its role in elimination of corruption in public services   and received United Nation's award on public service delivery.
Based on concept of "ASAN service" experience, the government of Afghanistan has established "Asan Khedmat" public service center, which functions under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance. Ilham Aliyev repeatedly stressed the importance of the development of Southern Gas Corridor and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway at meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers , in his public statements and expressed the commitment of Azerbaijan to these projects.
During his meeting with the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani in  and the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in , Ilham Aliyev reaffirmed the commitment of Azerbaijan to achieve practical implementation of Lapis-Lazuli Route.
In , Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on increasing the amount of the special Olympic scholarship for the Olympic champions of Azerbaijan.
The decree came into force on January 1, The championship was held on June 5—9, Another allegations relate to his economic policies as some analysts and politicians claimed that falling of oil prices and related economic turmoil in global markets indicated that Ilham Aliyev's economic policies resulted the Azerbaijan economy to depend on oil, and gas. They asserted that the government failed to manage the economic crisis well, and Aliyev's policy does not promise to solve the challenges in the economy.
Ilham Aliyev and his office was accused for devaluation of Azerbaijan currency. However, following developments and recent economic figures indicate that implemented reforms and applied policies were timely and effective in terms of decreasing the negative impact of falling oil prices.
Both — age and other criterias allow them to do this in accordance with the law. In , Aliyev convinced the government of Hungary to transfer convicted murderer Ramil Safarov to Azerbaijan to complete the rest of his prison term. Safarov admitted that he committed the crime and surrendered himself to the police. Safarov has justified the act based on Armenian atrocities and oppression against Azerbaijan during conflict over the Naghorno Karabakh between the two countries.
However, after being extradited to Azerbaijan, Safarov received a hero's welcome. According to Azerbaijani authorities, Safarov was pardoned in accordance with Article 12 of the convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Person. He was promoted to the rank of major, and given an apartment and over eight years of back pay, covering the time he had spent in jail.
Shortly after thousands of Azerbaijani people gathered to commemorate massacre carried out by Armenians 20 years earlier, President Aliyev posted in his official website: It was a great mistake.
The khanate of Iravan was the Azeri territory, the Armenians were guests there. Armenia for 24 years ignores UN Security Council resolutions and unfortunately is not punished for that. In some cases, UN Security Council resolutions are implemented within days. This is a double standards approach. This approach is unacceptable. Territorial integrity of Azerbaijan must be completely restored. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ilham Aliyev. Main article: Azerbaijani presidential election, See also: List of presidential trips made by Ilham Aliyev.
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