28 November 2011

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

Secretary-General Welcomes Peaceful Conduct of Legislative Elections in Morocco


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

The Secretary-General welcomes the peaceful conduct of the legislative elections in Morocco on 25 November pursuant to the constitutional reforms proposed by King Mohammed VI and approved by referendum on 1 July 2011.  He encourages the Government to be formed in the coming weeks to pursue the implementation of these reforms and to respond concretely to the legitimate aspirations of the people of Morocco in close consultation with all national stakeholders, including the women and the youth.

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