MIL OSI Translation. Region: France and French Territories –
Source: Republic of France – Foreign Affairs in French
France warmly congratulates President Rajoelina on his election and wishes him every success. We salute the decisive role of the Government, the National Independent Electoral Commission and the Constitutional High Court in the smooth running of this election, which represents a fundamental step in the consolidation of democracy in Madagascar. Our two countries, united by dense historical and human links, are neighbors in the Indian Ocean. In the name of this closeness and solidarity, France is eager to accompany the President-elect and the Malagasy people in their fight against poverty, against corruption and in their desire for security and development.Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, will represent France at the inauguration ceremony of the new Malagasy President.
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