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The United States (US) has commended Ghana for its commitment to a peaceful resolution of the 2012 presidential election dispute.

Below is the full statement from the United States

Supreme Court Decision: Ghanas 2012 Presidential Election

The United States commends Ghanas commitment to a peaceful resolution of the 2012 presidential election dispute through a legal process, which culminated in todays Supreme Court ruling upholding the results announced in December.

We respect Ghanas judicial process and the transparency of the court's proceedings, which were broadcast live and in full on television and radio.

The United States also applauds the political parties for their commitment to nonviolence throughout the legal process, and we compliment civil society organizations and other key stakeholders for their efforts to strengthen democracy and promote peace.

We remain committed to working with the people of Ghana, their government and with leaders of political parties and other civil society organizations to ensure that Ghana remains a model for democratic governance, rule of law, and stability.

Source: Marie Harf - Deputy Spokesperson - US Department of State Washington

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