Cape Verde – Presidential election (October 4, 2016)


France warmly congratulates Cape Verdean President Jorge Carlos Fonseca on his reelection.

Jorge Carlos Fonseca was reelected on Sunday to a second term. Balloting was monitored by observers from the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States.

France applauds the transparency and smooth unfolding of this election, which once again confirms the robustness of Cape Verde’s democracy. It offers Jorge Carlos Fonseca its heartfelt wishes for the renewed success of his mission in the service of Cape Verde’s citizens.