New York

8 October 2013

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Maldives

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.