UN Secretary General Welcomes Peace Holding Of Presidential and Legislative Elections In Liberia

UN Secretary General. António Guterres

The Secretary-General welcomes the peaceful holding of the presidential and House of Representatives elections in Liberia on 10 October.

According to the spokesman to the Secretary General, Stephane Dujarric, the Secretary General congratulates the people of Liberia who turned out enthusiastically in high numbers to vote. The Secretary-General commends the efforts of the National Elections Commission and security institutions for this important milestone in the history of Liberia.

He also commends the Liberian women’s groups for their active and important role in the electoral process. International and national observers have also provided important contributions.

The Secretary-General reiterates the continued support of the United Nations to the consolidation of peace and democracy in Liberia, the statement concluded.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists.