France’s Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) joins the call for condemnation of the forced takeover of power in Guinea on Sunday, 5 September, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
“France is in close contact with its African and international allies,” reiterated ECOWAS’ call for a return to constitutional order and the immediate and unconditional release of detained President Alpha Conde. expression was used.
Earlier, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, African Union and ECOWAS had condemned the coup in Guinea.
Gunshots were heard in the morning from the Kaloum region, where the Presidential Palace Sekoutoureya and administrative buildings are located in Conakry, the capital of Guinea.
A few hours after the incident, a video containing the statements of Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, the head of the Special Forces Units (GFS), about their takeover of the administration, was circulated on social media, and images of President Conde’s detention by the soldiers were shared at the same time.
. (HAS) is published on the Anadolu Agency website, in summary. ..