REUTERS

President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nauseda has congratulated Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the victory of the Servant of the People Party in the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine.

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"[I had a] phone call with [Ukrainian President Volodymyr] Zelensky congratulating him on winning the elections and wishing strength to work responsibly for the wellbeing of his people and country. We discussed bilateral relations, regional security and the successful Lithuanian-Ukrainian cooperation in the EU and NATO," Nauseda wrote on Twitter on July 22, 2019.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Servant of the People Party with 43.13% is holding the lead in snap elections to the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, after 92.97% of the voting protocols have been processed.