STRASBOURG, May 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Thorbjoern Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, has expressed hope that Ukraine's new president will restore peace and democracy in the country.
"I believe that the new president will start to act resolutely so as to restore peace and democracy in the country," he said.
"An utmost respect for democracy, human rights, and supremacy of law is the only way for the Ukrainian people to ensure their prosperous and peaceful future in their native country", Jagland added.
According to the findings of Ukraine's national exit poll, businessman Petro Poroshenko polled 55.9% of the vote at Ukraine's early presidential elections on Sunday.