Georgian Leaders Congratulate Joe Biden on Election Victory
Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia, and Speaker Archil Talakvadze took to Twitter to congratulate Joe Biden on winning the U.S. presidential election.
In a late-night statement on November 8, President Zurabishvili tweeted that “Georgia, the Caucasus region, and the world need a free, strong and democratic America. I look forward to working with you to make the cooperation and the bonds between our two nations stronger and deeper.”
The Georgian President then congratulated Vice-President-elect Harris: “As the first woman VP in United States history, I want to personally congratulate you, Kamala Harris and wish you success.”
As the #firstwomanVP in United States history, I want to personnally congratulate you, @KamalaHarris and wish you success! 🇬🇪🤝🇺🇸
— Salome Zourabichvili (@Zourabichvili_S) November 7, 2020
On his part, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia wrote: “On behalf of the people of Georgia congratulations to the President-elect Joe Biden, a longtime friend of Georgia and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris.”
“We look forward to continue further strengthening the US-Georgia Strategic partnership,” PM Gakharia tweeted in the early minutes of November 8.
Archil Talakvadze, Parliament Speaker also congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election, noting that he is “looking forward to strengthening excellent U.S.-Georgia relations and to work jointly for democracy and progress.”
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