Statement by Secretary-General on Presidential Elections in Mauritania

24 July 2009
SG/SM/12382-AFR/1875

Statement by Secretary-General on Presidential Elections in Mauritania

24 July 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12382
AFR/1875
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY-GENERAL ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN MAURITANIA


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


The Secretary-General takes note of the announcement by the Constitutional Council of the final results of the presidential elections in Mauritania.


The Secretary-General would like to invite the Mauritanian people and their leaders to consolidate the democratization process and reconciliation, including through the pursuit of the inclusive national dialogue as provided for in the Dakar agreement.  He also wishes to give his assurance that the United Nations will continue supporting efforts in this area.


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