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"66 years ago today, a coup instigated by the US and the UK overthrew the democratically-elected Government of Iran," he wrote on his twitter page.
Instead of allowing a democratically-elected government in Karnataka to function, elected MLAs to function, the BJP is showing that development is not a priority, stability is not a priority.
'Hatching conspiracy against democratically-elected government in the name of Iftar during the sacred month is regretful,' she said in her tweet while commenting on Opposition parties' Iftar dinner planned for Sunday.
The UNSC's unreleased statement tackled three elements: the council's deep concerns over the instability in security, the rising violence and unrest, and the need to respect the democratically-elected government.
Following is the official statement: "The situation unfolded in Turkey was a coup attempt to overthrow the democratically-elected government. This attempt was foiled by the Turkish people in unity and solidarity.
In a historic development in a country ruled for over 50 years by military dictators and their proxies, Myanmar's parliament on Monday began a session to install a democratically-elected government. The session, which comes just three months after the National League for Democracy (NLD) - led by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi - secured a (http://www.ibtimes.com/myanmar-elections-suu-kyi-gets-majority-lower-house-paving-way-transition-democracy-2182767) landslide victory in parliamentary elections, will also choose a new president.
SIR - The Welsh nation and people should not be involved in any new war in Iraq-Syria unless the democratically-elected Government of Wales, through the National Assembly, agrees to such actions.
It has held one general election, and seen that government complete its full term and hand over power to another democratically-elected government. The return to prime ministerial rule also reduced the overbearing authority of the president, and returned Pakistan to a more transparent and inclusive system of governance.
The State Department announced late on Tuesday that it imposed "restrictions on travel to the United States on persons and the immediate family of persons who block Mali's return to civilian rule and a democratically-elected government, including those who actively promote Captain Amadou Sanogo and the National Committee for the Restoration of Democracy, who seized power from democratically elected President Amadou Toumani Tour on March 21, 2012".
In other words, there is no democratically-elected government.
He then says that Scargill tried to bring down a democratically-elected Government, but then his Tory-supporting rants in my favourite newspaper are also designed to help bring down a democratically-elected Government aren't they?
The Government tells us Iraq is now a democratic country with a democratically-elected government.
A belief that a democratically-elected government could give Pakistan a chance of tackling extremism did not die at an election rally in Rawalpindi.
The two sides were committed to fighting the scourge of terrorism, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said while greeting Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on the formation of the new, democratically-elected government.
He said Ireland and the EU would continue their support for Lebanon's democratically-elected government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora.