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EU welcomes progress towards election

By AVINESH GOPAL
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Update: 3:15PM THE European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy's high representative Catherine Ashton has welcomed Fiji's progress towards the election.

In a statement, Ms Ashton welcomed the publication of the Electoral Decree, the appointment of Supervisor of Elections and the announcement of September 17 as the election date.

"These are important milestones in Fiji's transition to democracy. I am looking forward to an electoral process that ensures equal opportunities to all candidates and political parties with free and balanced media coverage," she said.

"A credible transparent and inclusive process will be important in assuring the people of Fiji and international partners of the legitimacy of the outcome of the elections."





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