4 January 2012

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

Secretary-General Welcomes Fijiís Intention to Lift Public Emergency Regulation

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

The Secretary-General welcomes the recent announcement that Fiji will lift its public emergency regulation as a positive step in the direction of the restoration of constitutional order.† He emphasizes that it is essential that Fijiís authorities and all Fijian stakeholders engage in a constructive process of dialogue towards an inclusive election at the earliest.

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