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Madagascar: The former president Marc Ravalomanana once again agreed to take part in the national reconciliation process

The former President of Madagascar, Marc Ravalomanana, remains under house arrest, but free to travel in the country who decided to leave a fortnight ago the underway national reconciliation process in the Island reconsidered his position.
After a meeting on Friday afternoon with four high dignitaries of the Christian churches of Madagascar (FFKM), Marc Ravalomanana has officially announced that he does not intend to be a hindrance to engaged discussions.
"I will always stand ready to fulfill my responsibilities in the process of national reconciliation. It is neither I, nor my supporters that will obstruct to the healing and resolution of problems that the country is facing. We take our responsibilities in national reconciliation, "he wrote in a letter to the religious authorities.
Marc Ravalomanana particularly recalls the priority according to him, of the application of section 20 of the Road Map, which advocates the return without any conditions of political exiles in Madagascar as well as the amnesty and "political freedom of all citizens (... ) that lead to free, fair and credible. "
The former Malagasy president also wants that the decree which assigns him under house arrest since late October 2014 is simply canceled.
 As a reminder, Albert Zafy and Rajoelina had stormed out in mid-February of meetings under the auspices of Christian Churches in Madagascar (FFKM).
The current president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, and the four former presidents namely Andry Rajoelina, Marc Ravalomanana, Didier Ratsiraka and Albert Zafy had initiated from the December 2014 discussions around the national reconciliation of all the political forces in the Island.


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