announce European Union, Sunday 5 September, condemned him for seizing power by force in Guinea, calling for the release of the country’s president, Alpha Condé.
This was stated by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the Union, Josep Borrellvia his tweet on Twitter.
“I condemn the seizure of power by force in Guinea and call for the release of President Alpha Condé,” Borrell said, calling on all actors to respect the rule of law and work for the peace and well-being of the Guinean people.
I condemn the seizure of power by force in #Guinea and calls for the immediate release of President Alpha Condé.
I invite all actors to act with respect for the rule of law, the interest of peace and for the well-being of the Guinean population.#AUEU
– Josep Borrell Fontelles (@JosepBorrellF) September 5, 2021
And earlier on Sunday, special forces of the Guinean army announced, through a video clip that spread on social media, the arrest of President Alpha Conde, the dissolution of the government and the suspension of the constitution, before broadcasting another video clip of the arrested president.
While uncertainty prevails over the developments of the situation in Conakry, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “strongly” condemned “any seizure of power by force of arms” in Guinea.