World leaders congratulate Ukraine’s presidential candidate Vladimir Zelensky on his victory.v
US President Donald Trump in a telephone conversation with the electoral winner promised that Washington will continue to support Ukraine’s efforts in restoring its territorial integrity and counteraction to Russian aggression, the US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiation Kurt Volker reported.
On April 21, President of Poland Andrzej Duda was the first of the leaders of the European Union to congratulate Zelenskiy on his victory in the second round of the presidential election.
The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, sent his congratulations as well.
“Congratulations to Volodymyr Zelenskiy on the results of the Ukrainian presidential election. I’m looking forward to working with you to continue strengthening the ties between Canada & Ukraine, and creating more opportunities for people in both our countries,” Trudo wrote on Twitter.
French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated Zelensky in a telephone conversation, Zelensky thanked him for support.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also congratulated Vladimir Zelensky on victory.
“Ukraine is a valued NATO partner and we look forward to continuing our cooperation,” Stoltenberg noted.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, congratulating Zelensky, confirmed that “Belarus has always been and will remain a predictable partner for Ukraine, as well as a reliable neighbor and a good friend,” BelTA reported.
Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan even published a congratulatory tweet in the Ukrainian language.
“Sincerely congratulate Volodymyr Zelensky on convincing victory in the democratic elections of the President of Ukraine!”
April 21 the second round of presidential elections took place in Ukraine. According to the Central Election Commission after processing over 96% of protocols in the second round of presidential elections in Ukraine, 73% of citizens voted for a candidate Vladimir Zelensky to the highest post in the country. 24.5% of Ukrainian citizens who came to polling stations voted for the acting president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.