Senegal Presidential Election Congratulatory Message – Statement by Secretary POMPEO

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO

March 05, 2019

Senegal Presidential Election Congratulatory Message

The United States congratulates President Macky Sall on his election for a second term as President of the Republic of Senegal.  We salute the Senegalese people and all of the presidential candidates for their demonstrated commitment to a peaceful election, which reflects Senegal’s strong democratic principles.

We value our relationship with Senegal, which is rooted in the shared ideals of prosperity, security, and good governance.  In addition, we look forward to continuing our work with President Sall in the coming years to advance our longstanding mutual interests in economic development, trade and investment, and safeguarding regional and global security.