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Congratulations on Maldivian Election

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 24, 2018 The United States congratulates Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his victory in Maldives’ September 23 presidential election. The United States commends the Maldivian people for their commitment to the democratic process and exceptional level of participation in an election that has ushered in a new ...
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Need for Free and Fair Election in Maldives

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 6, 2018 The United States is concerned about continued democratic backsliding in Maldives, particularly as the country prepares for a presidential election on September 23. We join the international community in calling for the release of falsely accused political prisoners; full implementation of the Maldivian Supreme ...
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Conviction of Maldives Supreme Court Justices and Former President

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June 14, 2018 The United States is deeply dismayed by reports that former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Supreme Court Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed, and Supreme Court Justice Ali Hameed have been sentenced to prison without being afforded necessary procedural protections, including a fair trial with the ...
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