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The United States congratulates the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Seychellois people on a successful election and looks forward to a peaceful transfer of power.  The commitment of the Seychellois people to the democratic process has ushered in a new chapter in their country’s history.  This achievement represents another major milestone in Seychelles’ democracy.

We congratulate Reverend Wavel Ramkalawan on his election and look forward to expanding cooperation on a wide range of mutual interests including maritime security, good governance, and fighting drug abuse, piracy, and terrorism.

 

U.S. Department of State

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