Appropriate norms of democracy, first round of presidential elections in Ukraine demonstrated “a sharp contrast” with the existing Russian realities. Reports replyua.net with reference to “Today”, stated a senior member of the Committee on international relations U.S. Senate Robert Menendez.
“I congratulate the Ukrainians with successful process on Sunday. International election observers confirmed that voters had the opportunity without obstacles to exercise their right to elect from a broad list of candidates who had the ability to freely conduct their campaigns,” said Menendez. The Senator also appealed to the candidates who will participate in the second round, “to begin a meaningful dialogue with the Ukrainian people” that voters had the opportunity to make the most reasonable choice of candidates for President.
“The list of pressing issues people want to hear the candidates’ answers about the war with Russia and plans significant confrontation of corruption,” said Menendez. He also drew attention to the crucial role of non-governmental organizations that monitored the electoral process.