Gambia - Statement by the spokesperson (December 10, 2016)

France expresses its deep concern following the statements by President Jammeh, who is calling the results of the presidential election on December 1 and Adama Barrow’s victory into question.

The Gambian people’s decision must be unequivocally accepted by all Gambian parties concerned.

France calls on all parties to remain calm. It calls on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to ensure a peaceful transition of power.