U.S. President Barack Obama has congratulated opposition leader Victor Yanukovych on winning Ukraine's presidential election and praised the level of democratic development in the country that was confirmed during the conduct of the polls.
Obama said this in a phone conversation with Yanukovych, the Regions Party's press service reported on Feb. .
Yanukovych thanked Obama for his congratulations and added that the United States and Ukraine would dynamically develop their partnership on the principles of trust and mutual respect.
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