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Spain congratulates Gambia for peaceful election

Dec 6, 2016, 11:00 AM

The Government of Spain congratulates the authorities and people of Gambia on the peaceful way in which the elections unfolded in the country.

The Independent Electoral Commission of Gambia declared the independent candidate, Adama Barrow, as the winner and President Yahya Jammeh accepted the results and congratulated the winner.

The Government of Spain underlines the value of the commitment shown by all the parties to this democratic process, and urges them to continue down this chosen path in exercise of democracy and respect of the rule of law.