Political situation in Maldives
Statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeperson
(Paris, february 19, 2013)
France is closely monitoring the political situation in the Maldives and urges all parties to demonstrate restraint and to engage in dialogue in order to ensure that the presidential elections scheduled to take place in September 2013 are free, fair and inclusive.
In this context, the various political parties must be able to put forward the candidate of their choice.