SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES CALM, TRANSPARENCY IN ZIMBABWE VOTE COUNT

1 April 2008
SG/SM/11490-AFR/1673

SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES CALM, TRANSPARENCY IN ZIMBABWE VOTE COUNT

1 April 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11490
AFR/1673
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES CALM, TRANSPARENCY IN ZIMBABWE VOTE COUNT


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


The Secretary-General has been closely following the situation in Zimbabwe, where results are still emerging from last weekend’s elections.  As the counting and tabulation of votes continues, he calls for continued calm and he urges the utmost transparency be exercised so that the people of Zimbabwe can have full confidence in the process.


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