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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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New York, 20 June 2005 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Guinea-Bissau elections

The Secretary-General welcomes the peaceful conduct of presidential elections in Guinea-Bissau on 19 June 2005. He commends the people of Guinea-Bissau for turning out in large numbers to choose their new leader. He reiterates his call on all segments of society to refrain from any statement or action that could provoke any tensions and urges all candidates to accept the election results.

Statements on 20 June 2005