It is too early to make overall judgments about the process, but I see these initial assessments as generally in line with what I saw personally in visiting polling places in Kinshasa on Monday, and what U.S. government observer teams saw in every province of the DRC: that while there were substantial delays and logistical problems, the vast majority of Congolese who wished to vote were able to do so.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Quote of the Day
Remarks of U.S. Ambassador James F. Entwistle delivered at a press briefing today in Kinshasa: