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Press Statement
Sean McCormack, Spokesman
Washington, DC
January 16, 2009


U.S. Calls on Guinea Junta to Announce 2009 National Elections

The United States takes note of the Guinean junta's announcement establishing a cabinet of military officers and civilians. The United States calls on the junta to publicly announce a date for presidential and parliamentary elections in 2009 so Guinea’s Independent National Election Commission (CENI) can ensure the electoral process and elections are credible, free, fair, transparent and timely.

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Released on January 16, 2009

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