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Secretary-General Congratulates Haiti on ‘Successful’ Run-Off Ballot
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Haiti and the Haitian authorities on the successful conduct of yesterday’s elections.
The United Nations was honoured to support the Haitian people in exercising their right to choose their next Government, whose primary task would be to oversee the reconstruction of the country after the tremendous tragedies that have befallen it in the past year.
The Secretary-General reaffirms the commitment of the United Nations to continue to assist Haiti in building a prosperous future.
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