UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the power-sharing agreement reached in Madagascar and urged all sides to work together to ensure that a new government of national unity is quickly installed and a process leading to credible elections can be established. Ban "congratulates the four leaders - Andry Rajoelina, Marc Ravalomanana, Didier Ratsiraka and Albert Zafy - for committing to a peaceful transition under a government of national unity," according to a statement issued by his spokesperson. (UN News Service)

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