3 October Secretary General Jagland issued the following statement on the
results of the Georgian elections:
âThe successful completion of
open and competitive elections, recognised as democratic by the international
observers including members of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly,
should be seen as a clear and unequivocal sign of the success of the democratic
transformation of Georgian society over the last few years.
congratulate the Georgian Dream Coalition on the election victory.
It is now
important to complete all stages of the election process and handover of
government in a calm and constructive atmosphere.
of Europe stands ready to further accompany the young but dynamic Georgian
democracy in upholding fundamental values and in tackling the challenges which
lie aheadâ, he said.
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