REUTERS

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau says he is looking forward to working with Volodymyr Zelensky, a Ukrainian showman who appears to have secured a landslide win in the runoff of the presidential election in Ukraine.

"Congratulations to Volodymyr Zelenskiy on the results of the Ukrainian presidential election. Iโ€™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," Trudeau tweeted.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Central Election Commission in Ukraine has already processed 89.41% of protocols of from precinct election commissions on the results of the voting in the second round of the presidential elections. Volodymyr Zelensky received 73.19% of the votes (12,160,694) while his opponent, incumbent head of state Petro Poroshenko, saw support of 24.48% (4,068,156).