Secretary-General Takes Note of ‘Fresh Presidential Elections’ within New Time Frame in Maldives

8 October 2013
SG/SM/15381

Secretary-General Takes Note of ‘Fresh Presidential Elections’ within New Time Frame in Maldives

8 October 2013
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15381
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Takes Note of ‘Fresh Presidential Elections’

 

within New Time Frame in Maldives

 


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


The Secretary-General takes note of the Maldivian Supreme Court’s decision ordering fresh presidential elections to be held within a new time frame.  He also acknowledges the continuing efforts by the Elections Commission of the Maldives.  The Secretary-General once again calls on all Maldivians to ensure a peaceful, inclusive and credible process for these elections.


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