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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:35 - Updated Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:35

Elections/2017: Alliance of Evangelical Churches urges parties to accept results

Dundo - The representative of Alliance of Evangelical Churches of Angola in eastern Lunda Norte province Domingos José Friday called on leaders of competing political parties to accept the results of August 23 elections.

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The advice followed the reactions by some leaders of the political parties and coalition to the provisional results on the elections announced by the National Electoral Commission (CNE).

Domingos José said that the elections took place in a climate of peace and national reconciliation.

The church leader stressed that the move should be glorified by the participants in the vote in order to dignify the citizens' civic and democratic behavior during the elections.

He stated that the Angolans demonstrated to the international community their interest in consolidating democracy, with focus on the country's economic and social development.

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