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Poroshenko congratulates Kurz on victory in election
Poroshenko, Congratulates,  Kurz, Victory, Election

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz on a victory in the parliamentary election, according to the president’s Facebook.

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,” he wrote.

Poroshenko also phrased his hope that the European values will be in priority for the government.

“While fully aware of the long coalition negotiations awaiting chancellor Kurz, I am convinced: European values will be of central importance for this new government!” he summed up.

As it was reported earlier, the Austrian People's Party received 36.45% of the votes in yesterday’s election into the parliament.

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