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Senegal: President Macky Sall announces a general amnesty bill

2024-02-26T19:42:52.157Z

Highlights: Senegalese President Macky Sall announces a general amnesty bill. President Sall is trying to find an agreement on the date of the presidential election. “This will make it possible to pacify the political space, to further strengthen our national cohesion,” he said. He affirmed his wish to organize the presidential vote by June-July, while a vast front is demanding it before April 2. He reaffirmed his commitment to leave the presidency on the official expiration date of his mandate.


The Senegalese head of state Macky Sall announced on Monday at the heart of a serious crisis surrounding the postponement of the presidential election an amnesty bill...


The Senegalese head of state Macky Sall announced Monday at the heart of a serious crisis surrounding the postponement of the presidential election a general amnesty bill for facts linked to the unrest experienced by his country since 2021.

“In a spirit of national reconciliation, I will submit to the National Assembly this Wednesday in the Council of Ministers a general amnesty bill on the facts relating to political demonstrations occurring between 2021 and 2024,”

said President Sall, opening to Diamniadio, near Dakar, consultations to try to find an agreement on the date of the presidential election.

“This will make it possible to pacify the political space, to further strengthen our national cohesion

,” he said.

He affirmed his wish to organize the presidential election by June-July, while a vast front is demanding it before April 2.

“My will and my dearest wish are to hold the presidential election as soon as possible and before the next winter (the rainy season), and in peace

,” he said.

He reaffirmed his commitment to leave the presidency on the official expiration date of his mandate, April 2.

“In convening this dialogue, I have only one concern: finding a consensus on the date of the next presidential election so that the vote takes place in the best conditions

,” he said.

Source: lefigaro

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