The  Ambassadors of the UK, US, EU and Spain based in Banjul have issued a Joint Statement on the situation in The Gambia in support of the just concluded ECOWAS Summit in Nigeria. The foreign government representatives called for calm and peaceful transfer of power during this transition period of Gambia’s political annals.  Below is the statement.

Joint Statement by the Ambassadors of the UK, US, EU and Spain The Ambassadors of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, the European Union, and the Chargée d’Affaires of Spain welcome the clear and unequivocal communiqué on the situation in The Gambia taken at the 50th session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Abuja on 17 December.

We fully support the eight points of agreement and specifically welcome the appointment of Presidents Buhari and Mahama as Mediator and Co-Mediator. We further support the appeal for all stakeholders, within and outside The Gambia, to exercise restraint, respect the rule of law and ensure the peaceful transfer of power.

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