White House: Liberia transfer of power a “major milestone”

 

US President, Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – The White House on Friday congratulated Liberia on its recent presidential run-off election, calling the nation’s first democratic transition in more than 70 years “a major milestone.”

“This is Liberia´s first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically elected head of state to another in decades, and represents a major milestone for Liberia´s democracy,” the White House said in a statement, referring to President-elect George Weah’s victory.

Source: Reuters |UK Mail

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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.