New York – The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has reiterated the commitment of the UN to support democratically-elected authorities in Burkina Faso to consolidate peace, stability and to advance democratic governance.
This is contained in a statement issued by the UN Spokesman, Stephane DuJarric, on Sunday in New York.
The statement was issued on the occasion of the presidential and legislative elections which will mark the end of the transition period in Burkina Faso.
The secretary-general called on all national stakeholders to uphold their commitments throughout the process.
He called on them to ensure that the polls were conducted in a peaceful and transparent manner that respected the will of the people of Burkina Faso.
Ki-Moon further called on them to resolve disputes that might arise from the electoral process through established legal channels.