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Congratulations to President-elect in Chile

Norway aligned itself with an EU statement on presidential elections in Chile published in Brussel on 17 January 2006.

20/01/2006 ::
The European Union extends its warm congratulations to President-elect Dr. Michelle Bachelet Jeria.

The European Union recognises the economic and social progress achieved under the Government of President Ricardo Lagos Escobar as well as its dedication to international cooperation.

The European Union looks forward to the continuation of its excellent cooperation and a further strengthening of its relations with Chile within the framework of the EU-Chile Association Agreement which has paved the way for a
very privileged relationship.

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.

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