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Elections in Burma/participation of international observers

Published on March 23, 2012
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman

Paris, March 21, 2012

The Burmese authorities have invited observers from ASEAN, the European Union, the United States and the United Nations to witness the parliamentary by-elections of 1 April.

France, together with her EU partners, is closely following the conduct of this election.

She will send diplomats from her embassy in Burma to observe the electoral process.

France encourages the Burmese authorities to continue their policy of openness and transparency and encourages all parties to promote democracy and national reconciliation./.

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