Israeli PM congratulates Zelensky on election victory

20:15, 23 April 2019
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In a greeting message, Netanyahu expressed hope for continued positive relations between the two countries, and invited Zelensky to visit Israel.

Earlier, prime minister of Hungary, Japan, the G7 ambassadors, and many other world leaders also congratulated Zelensky on his win. Ukrainian politicians joined suit.

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According to UNIAN, after 99.87% of electronic protocols on the results of voting in the presidential election runoff in Ukraine were processed by the Central Election Commission, data say 73.23% of voters (13,524,027) supported Volodymyr Zelensky, while incumbent head of state Petro Poroshenko received 24.45% (4,516,354).

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