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Statement by British Government on Indonesia's presidential election

Statement by British Government on Indonesia's presidential election 2014

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British Ambassador Mark Canning
British Ambassador Mark Canning

In response to the holding of presidential election on Wednesday, 9 July 2014, British Ambassador to Indonesia Mark Canning said:

We warmly congratulate Indonesia on a successful and peaceful presidential election and look forward to the official result. We urge all sides to continue to follow the electoral process.

This election, one of the largest exercises in democracy in the world, showcases Indonesia’s remarkable progress in recent years and we pay tribute to the important contribution made by President Yudhoyono.

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Published 11 July 2014