Ukrainian president congratulates Polish counterpart on election victory

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Twitter on Monday congratulated his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda on his victory in the Sunday presidential runoff vote.

Zelensky published his congratulatory tweet in Polish and Ukrainian, and attached photos with the two heads of state.

"I wish Poland further successes and prosperity under the leadership of President Duda," Zelensky wrote. He also invited the Polish head of state to pay a visit to Ukraine, in order "to further continue fruitful cooperation."

"Being united, we are stronger," he underlined.

Having presented results from 99.97 percent of polling stations on Monday morning, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced that incumbent President Andrzej Duda received 51.21 percent of the votes in the run-off of the presidential election on Sunday.

His contender, Rafal Trzaskowski, won 48.79 percent of the votes.