30 August 2014

Lesotho: Political Tensions in Lesotho

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Basotho voters at the 2012 polls which brought the current government to power.

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Press Statement by Jen Psaki, Department Spokesperson, Washington, DC, August 30, 2014:

The United States is deeply concerned by clashes between security forces today in Lesotho, and calls upon government officials and all parties to remain committed to peaceful political dialogue and to follow democratic processes in line with the Lesotho Constitution and principles of the rule of law.

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