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UN chief hails peaceful presidential election in Madagascar

Dec 21, 2013    

United Nations, Dec 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has welcomed the peaceful holding of Madagascar presidential election and called on all parties in the island nation to maintain peace."The secretary-general commends the people of Madagascar, the Electoral Commission and the Malagasy government for their active contribution and participation in the holding of today's presidential and legislative elections," reported Xinhua citing a statement issued by Ban's spokesperson.Madagascar had plunged into a political crisis in late 2008. In March 2009, Andry Rajoelina replaced ...

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