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US Says Liberia is Example for Region and World Democracy

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United States ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield Sunday paid tribute to Liberian for another peaceful democratic transition.

Below is full statement:

The United States applauds the people of Liberia for executing free, fair, and peaceful elections to lay the groundwork for the country’s second democratic transfer of power in over 70 years.

We congratulate President-Elect Boakai on his victory, commend President Weah for his gracious concession, and call upon the Liberian people to heed the candidates’ calls for unity.

The resilience of Liberia’s democratic institutions was instrumental to achieving this milestone and serves as an example for the region and the world. 

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