Outcome of the Elections in Yugoslavia

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
September 28, 2000

Israel welcomes the recent developments in Yugoslavia as reflected in the results of the presidential elections. The results of the elections express the desire of the Yugoslavian people to bring about a change of regime and to strengthen the democratic forces in the country.

Israel expresses the hope that the outcome of the elections will pave the way for Yugoslavia to rejoin the international community of nations, and will facilcitate its efforts to enhance the welfare of the Yugoslavian people.