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Socialist International congratulates Mills on presidential victory, praises Ghana’s democracy

05 January 2009


The Socialist International congratulates John Atta Mills on his victory in the run-off presidential election in Ghana and commends all the participants and the people of Ghana as a whole for successfully carrying out the voting in an orderly, peaceful and democratic manner.

Ghana has again provided, through the diligent work of its institutions and the general spirit of tolerance among its citizens and political leaders, an excellent example of the positive way democracy can function and marks another step in the strengthening of democratic rule in the country.

The Socialist International extends its best wishes to Ghana as it continues to move forward and reaffirms its solidarity with the SI-member National Democratic Congress as it returns to government to address on behalf of all the people of the country the difficult economic and social challenges that lie ahead.

 
Statement issued by the Socialist International on 5 January 2009

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