Congratulatory Message on the Second Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau
The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the people, political parties, and government of Guinea-Bissau for the successful second round of presidential elections that took place on Sunday, December 29. We commend the Bissau-Guinean civil society, National Election Commission, and security forces for their positive role in this accomplishment. We also recognize the support of the international community, including important contributions made by the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau, and the European Union, collectively known as the P5. The United States’ observation mission teams witnessed an orderly, free, transparent, and fair voting process conducted in a professional manner by election and security officials. The Embassy of the United States of America offers its best wishes to Guinea-Bissau for success in 2020 following this important election.