Putin congratulates Sierra Leone Prez over re-election

Monday, November 26, 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin
[PHOTO: The Presidential Press and Information Office] 
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma on his re-election.

In his message of congratulations, Putin said he is sure that all-round cooperation between Russia and Sierra Leone is in the two peoples’ interests and will help to strengthen peace and stability in Africa.

Koroma got almost 59 percent of the vote in November 17 elections. Notably, this was the third presidential poll since the end of country’s civil war in year 2002. 
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