President Poroshenko congratulates Kurz on victory in Austria’s election

President Poroshenko congratulates Kurz on victory in Austria’s election

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Sebastian Kurz on the victory at Austria’s snap general election.

In a post on his Facebook page, President Poroshenko wrote: “The win of Sebastian Kurz and Austrian People’s Party - is a victory of a politician who has many times visited Ukraine and knows our situation firsthand. It’s also a victory of a convinced European, who knows the true value of EU for peace on our continent”.

The Ukrainian president also stressed that “the long coalition negotiations awaiting chancellor Kurz, I am convinced: European values will be of central importance for this new government!”

According to exit poll results, the People’s Party (OVP), led by Sebastian Kurz, wins the Austrian snap general elections but is short of an absolute majority.


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