U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on his victory in the presidential elections in Ukraine, saying the United States is looking forward to working with his administration.
"[I] Spoke to President-Elect Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine today to congratulate him on his victory. @POTUS [President Trump] and I look forward to working with his administration to support a strong, democratic, and prosperous Ukraine," Pence wrote on Twitter on April 23, 2019.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the Central Election Commission processed 100% of the ballots in the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine.
Presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky received 73.22% of the votes. Incumbent President Petro Poroshenko was supported by 24.45% of Ukrainians.