LIBERIA: THE U.S. WILL CALL OUT ANYONE IN FRAUD, VIOLENCE, OR INTIMIDATION

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Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, former Ambassador of the United States in Liberia who serves currently at the United States Mission to the United Nations office, on yesterday said that the United States will call out those who will undermine the electoral process in Liberia.

“The United States will continue to promote accountability and will call out anyone who undermines the electoral process through fraud, violence, or intimidation.” Ambassador Greenfield said.

A press release from the United States Mission to the United Nations office of press and public Diplomacy quoted Ambassador Greenfield as saying that the United States commends the dedication of Liberians to exercising their right to vote broadly and peacefully.

“Once again, the Liberian people reaffirmed their commitment to democracy in yesterday’s runoff election. We commend their dedication to exercising their right to vote broadly and peacefully. At each step of this election, Liberians from all walks of life have expressed their desire for Liberia – one of the oldest continuous republics in the world – to become a beacon of peaceful citizen-centered democratic governance in the region. The United States remains committed to helping the people of Liberia achieve this goal.” The Ambassador said.

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