United States condemns political violence in Ghana after Nima clashes

United States condemns political violence in Ghana after Nima clashes

After the clashes between supporters of the New Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party at the Akufo-Addo's Nima residence, Ghana's international ally, the United States of America have come out to speak against the politics-related violence.

They condemned all forms of violence ahead of the December 7 elections, addressing in a full statement, that even though campaigns sometimes become excessive, violence responses have no place in the electoral process.

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They urged political leaders to speak to their members and send strong messages across that violence or intimidation tactics that are used to impede the democratic procedure will not be tolerated.

They further added that they would consider all avenues to hold responsible anyone who is involved in acts that are meant to interrupt the democratic electoral process including revoking or refusing visas.

They assured however, that Ghana would remain a friend of the United States, and commended the country for its continuous peaceful democratic state.

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Watch their statement below:

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