Her celebration, called the acronym FAST, narrowly won the 9 April general election, which ignited a couple of legal challenges and requires another round of voting.

UN stands prepared
UN Secretary-General António Guterres was following improvements since the elections, based on a statement issued later on Monday by his Spokesperson.

“He urges the leaders in Samoa to find answers to the present political situation through dialogue at the best interest of their people and associations of Samoa”, ” it stated.

“The United Nations stands ready to give assistance to Samoa if asked by the parties”

Samoa is a Pacific island country of roughly 200,000 individuals and this is the closest-run election in its history.

Challenges and changes
The speedy celebration was set last June, demanding the ruling Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) that was in power for almost 40 decades.

HRPP is led by Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, that has served as Prime Minister since 1998.

Both parties won 25 seats each in the electionbut the only independent parliamentarian sided with FAST.

Despite a struggle by the HRPP, the Supreme Court declared the outcome and ordered that the swearing-in service to happen.

The Supreme Court then ruled that it ought to proceed, but FAST associates and supporters discovered the Parliament doors closed when they came on Monday morning.

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