Sunday, May 25, 2008

Foreign Ministry sees parliamentary elections in Georgia democratic

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry notes an appropriate holding of the parliamentary elections in Georgia on May 21, 2008, which realized the people's will, a statement of Foreign Ministry's spokesman Vasyl Kyrylych reads.

Ukraine welcomes efforts taken by the Georgian authority and political forces intended to ensure holding of the elections in full respect with international standards. The country created conditions for free declaration of will, while the elections were held in a competitive struggle. By estimates of international experts, including the Ukrainian ones, the elections ran in quite atmosphere, while their returns reflect a real level of confidence to the national political forces in general. Georgia has achieved a considerable progress in developing democratic institutions, improving election law and organizing the voting process, the statement says.