NATO Secretary-General willing to work with new Georgian President and his team
Georgia, Tbilisi, October 29/ Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is willing to work with the new Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his team to help Georgia in achieving its goals regarding Euro-Atlantic integration and to further strengthen NATO-Georgia relations. This is said in Rasmussen's congratulatory message addressed to Giorgi Margvelashvili.
"I congratulate Giorgi Margvelashvili on his election victory. I wish him every success as the elected president of his country and I look forward to working with him in his new capacity," Rasmussen's message said.
NATO Secretary General also congratulated Georgian people on the fact that the elections were transparent, peaceful and democratic.
"In these elections Georgia passed another test of democracy and made a concrete step towards achieving Euro-Atlantic standards. I call on all political forces in the country to continue working together to achieve an ambitious program of reforms in Georgia," Rasmussen said.
The presidential elections were held in Georgia on October 27.
Candidate of the ruling coalition "Georgian Dream" Giorgi Margvelashvili won the elections gaining 62.11 percent of votes.
The inauguration of the elected president will take place on November 17.