The United States government through their Ambassador to the United Nations Samntha Power told reporters that Gambia had reached a “very dangerous moment” with Jammeh rejecting the 1st December election results he accepted on the 2nd of December. Ms Power was speaking after a close door briefing of the 15-member Security Council on the situation in the Gambia.
She said some military officers had sided with Jammeh following his shock reversal. But she added that the Council was unified in its condemnation of the former coup leader’s actions.
“Everybody is singing from the same sheet of music and the song is clear, you have lost the election, President Jammeh, and you must give up power peacefully,” Power said. Continue reading