Georgia passed the democracy test by holding parliamentary election, Georgian Ambassador to Ukraine Grigol Katamadze said at the opening of Day of Georgia in Kyiv, ForUm correspondent reports.
According to him, for the first time the leading political force did not disappear after the change of power, but went into opposition.
"For the first time there is such an europrecedent in the country, when the power goes to the opposition. It is the standard for the future. Everybody told us: "This election will be a big test for you. Many European leaders came to us and said: "This will be a test for your maturity, democracy". I think we have passed this test successfully," the Georgian ambassador said.
Katamadze said that after the election, relations between Georgia and Ukraine will only improve.
"Today, several mayors of Ukrainian cities are in Georgia. Each year, the trade turnover between two countries increases by 40%. For 10 months of 2012, the flow of tourists from Ukraine to Georgia has increased by 45%," Katamadze said.
In addition, he expressed the hope that the countries will be again connected by railways and that his dream of building the Georgian church in Kyiv will come true.
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