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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan welcomes Bush's re-election

The UN secretary-general pledged to work with Bush and his administration on issues facing the world body and the globe.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, United Nations
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2004 10:44 AM IST

Welcoming the re-election of US President George W Bush, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has pledged to work with him and his administration on issues facing the world body and the globe.

In a statement, he also applauded defeated Democratic nominee John Kerry on his "prompt and statesman-like" decision to accept the outcome.

The Secretary-General congratulates American people on the "impressive demonstration of democracy they have given by turning out in record numbers to participate in the election."

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