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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 16, 2007

Statement on President Abdoulaye Wade's Re-Election in Senegal

The United States congratulates President Abdoulaye Wade on his re-election victory in Senegal's elections last month. We further commend the people of the Republic of Senegal for their unprecedented high voter turnout. Their involvement is a testament to Senegal's commitment to a healthy democratic system. The United States stands with the Senegalese people on this occasion and will continue to support their efforts to build a safe and prosperous democracy.

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