30 Nov 2018 - 17:02
Foreign leaders and countries continue to congratulate Georgian President-elect Salome Zurabishvili on her victory.
Maiía Fernanda Espinosa Garces, president of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly, tweeted that she is always happy to the growing roles of women in power.
My heartfelt congratulations to #salomezurabishvili on being elected Georgia’s first female president. Always encouraging to see growing roles of #WomenInPower. #UN4ALL #GenderEquality #WomenInPolitics— UN GA President (@UN_PGA) November 29, 2018
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated that he waited for further enhancement of the two countries’ relations under the new president.
The UK Foreign Minister Sir Alan Duncan congratulated Zurabishvili on her victory and welcomed her determination to bring society together.
Congratulations to Salome Zourabichvili, elected as Georgia’s next President. The #UK & #Georgia are strategic partners. I welcome the President-elect’s determination to bring society together and to uphold the democratic standards which the people of Georgia demand and deserve.— Sir Alan Duncan MP (@AlanDuncanMP) November 29, 2018
Armenian President called the elections “historic.”
Congratulations to Salome #Zourabichvili! Your election as the first female president of #Georgia ????????is, indeed, a historic event and I sincerely wish that your term of office will be marked by continuous uplift and prosperity in the history of Georgia. pic.twitter.com/djcGg7lLF1— Nikol Pashinyan (@NikolPashinyan) November 29, 2018
Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrel Fontelles also released his kind wishes to Zurabishvili on Twitter.
Turkey welcomed the successful conduct of the second round of the presidential elections in Georgia and hoped the results of the elections will be beneficial for the people of Georgia.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier also congratulated Zurabishvili on her winning in the "democratic elections," and stated that he is sure under her presidency Georgia will continue successful integration into the western structures.