Colombian president calls on voters to support ruling party candidate

14:24, May 25, 2010      

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Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Monday called on voters to support presidential candidates who back his government policies, especially the ruling party's candidate Juan Manuel Santos.

"There are three important aspects ensuring prosperity of the country: security, investment promotion and social policy. Let's take care of those achievements we have," Uribe said in an interview.

Santos, presidential candidate for the ruling Social National Unity Party, is a front runner in the election campaign.

The former defense minister is closely followed by the candidate of the Green Party, Antanas Mokcus, an opinion poll for the presidential elections showed on Sunday.

The Colombian presidential election will be held on May 30.

Source:Xinhua

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