Canada Welcomes Transparent Elections in Senegal

March 26, 2012 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“Canada applauds the Senegalese people on the transparent and orderly manner in which the country’s presidential vote was concluded.

“This is a victory for the people of Senegal and for democracy in the region.

“We also congratulate the president-elect, Macky Sall, on his victory.

“Canada looks forward to working with the incoming government to continue strengthening our partnership with the people of Senegal.”

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