The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The government of Costa Rica has congratulated Salvador Sanchez Ceren on his election as president of El Salvador, and expressed confidence that during his tenure they will deepen bilateral relations.
“We express warm greetings to the people and government of the Republic of El Salvador for the presidential elections which were held on March 9, 2014, which have resulted in the election of Mr. President Salvador Sanchez Ceren,” said the Costa Rican Foreign Ministry.
Costa Rica said it is convinced that the two countries will “continue to deepen their traditional friendship and cooperation, along with a common agenda and shared values on bilateral, regional and global purposes.”
Costa Rica’s official statement was issued a day after the election. Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla called Ceren to personally congratulate him on the victory.
Sanchez Ceren, of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) won in the second round by just 0.22 points against the candidate of the opposition party, right Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA), Norman Quijano. (ACAN-EFE)
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