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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Statement

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the second round of the presidential election in Timor-Leste

New York, 16 April 2012

The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Timor-Leste for the successful conduct of the second round of the presidential election on 16 April.
The peaceful and orderly manner in which the people of Timor-Leste exercised their right to vote, reflects once again their commitment to stability, democracy and national unity.
The Secretary-General reiterates the continued commitment of the United Nations to supporting the forthcoming parliamentary election in July.

Statements on 16 April 2012