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Presidential election in PERU

On 8 June 2006 Norway aligned with an EU declaration concerning the Presidential election in Peru .

The declaration reads as follows:
The European Union extends its warm congratulations to Alan Garcia on his election as President of Peru. The elections have demonstrated once again the strong commitment of the Peruvian people to democratic institutions and values. The European Union recognises the important progress achieved under the Government of President Alejandro Toledo in strengthening democracy in Peru. The EU expresses its confidence that this process will be further consolidated during President Garcia’s mandate.

The European Union looks forward to continuing its excellent relations with Peru and supports the efforts of the Peruvian Government to reduce poverty and improve equality and social justice. It reaffirms its commitment to further enhance political dialogue, trade relations and development cooperation in particular within the framework of its cooperation with the Andean countries.

The Acceding Countries Bulgaria and Romania, the Candidate Countries Turkey, Croatia* and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, the Countries of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, and the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova align
themselves with this declaration.
* Croatia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia continue to be part of the
Stabilisation and Association Process.

(8 June 2006)

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