7 April 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12175

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL CONCERNED ABOUT POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE IN REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General is concerned about the violent protests today in the Republic of Moldova, in the aftermath of the parliamentary elections of 5 April.


The Secretary-General strongly believes that any disagreements regarding election results should be resolved by peaceful means and calls on all parties to refrain from violence and maintain calm.


* *** *


For information media • not an official record