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Guyana elections: Foreign Secretary's statement, 17 July 2020

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab statement on the elections in Guyana, which took place over 4 months ago.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab recently said:

It has been over 4 months since elections in Guyana – no electorate should have to wait that long for a result. The UK is disappointed by the ongoing attempts to frustrate the will of the people. The Caribbean Community scrutinised recount cleared the way to declare a legitimate result. That should now happen.

Any government sworn in on the basis of non-credible results will face strong international condemnation and consequences – we have started the process of putting those consequences in place. The UK pays tribute to the patience displayed by the people of Guyana during this challenging time.

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