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Madagascar: The European Union welcomes the "progress achieved" in the Malagasy electoral process




Madagascar: The European Union welcomes the "progress achieved" in the Malagasy electoral process
After the formalization of the Special Electoral Court (CES) on August 21 on the list of 33 candidates eligible for the Malagasy presidential election without the three controversial candidates (Andry Rajoelina, Lalao Ravalomanana, Didier Ratsiraka) that have been permanently disqualified and the announcement the following day by the independent National Electoral Commission for the Transition (CENIT) the holding of the election on October

25, the European Union welcomes the "progress achieved" in the electoral processes in the island.

The chief of European diplomacy Catherine Ashton has welcomed through a statement on Tuesday "Malagasy actors who helped unlocking the electoral process" and "urges all Malagasy stakeholders to comply with the current process" as related by the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar.

Catherine Ashton confirmed "the commitment of the European Union to support the electoral process, for the return to constitutional order in these conditions".



Antso Rajaona


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