Israel congratulates the government and people of Georgia upon the recent free and democratic electoral process

(Communicated by the MFA Spokesperson)

Israel extends its congratulations to the government and people of Georgia upon the free and democratic electoral process which took place recently and was lauded by OSCE observers.

Israel wishes to commend   President Mikheil Saaskashvili   for his outstanding contribution to democracy in Georgia, and also to congratulate  Mr. Bidzina Ivanishvili, leader of the Georgian Dream coalition, on his party’s success in the ballot.  Israel expresses its desire to strengthen the excellent bilateral cooperation between both countries and peoples.