Mike Pompeo Calls Georgian President-Elect Salome Zurabishvili

United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo had a phone conversation with Georgia’s President-elect Salome Zurabishvili on December 10 to congratulate her on her November 28 election victory.

The US Department of State reports that the sides discussed US-Georgian cooperation on common global security priorities, the United States’ unwavering support for Georgia’s sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and the importance of electoral and judicial reforms for Georgia’s democratic development and Western integration.

Zurabishvili is Georgia’s first female president. She recieved nearly 60% of votes in the November 28 runoff.

The inauguration ceremony of the President-Elect will take place on December 16 in Telavi, in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti.

By Thea Morrison

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12 December 2018 10:29