BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, April 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and
Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today:
On 13 April, Guinea-Bissau will hold a general election. The High Representative calls on all
Bissau-Guineans to pursue the electoral process peacefully in conformity with the electoral code and in respect of democracy and rule of law and to accept the election results. Only appropriate legal channels should be used to seek redress for any grievances. The EU has deployed an Election Observation Mission to follow the election process until its completion.
The High Representative reiterates her full support for the efforts of ECOWAS and the UNSG
Special Representative Ramos-Horta in helping the country to move towards a stable democracy.
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