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Foreign Secretary welcomes Presidential elections in Senegal

Foreign Secretary William Hague said that the UK looks forward to working closely with the new President and his government following elections in Senegal on 25 March.

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Speaking today the Foreign Secretary said:

“The people of Senegal have shown once again that their country is a beacon for democracy and stability in Africa. I applaud President Wade for his achievements and for the statesmanlike way he conceded defeat. I also congratulate Macky Sall on his victory. The UK looks forward to working closely with him and his new government.”

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Published 27 March 2012