Maldives- Presidential elections
France welcomes the holding of the second round of the presidential elections in the Maldives and the election of Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. France commends the very high voter turnout. The people of the Maldives have, despite the difficulties and obstacles, successfully demonstrated their determination to elect their president.
France calls on the government and the political parties to overcome the difficulties of the past few weeks and to work together in the interests of the Maldivian people.