West Africa bloc, ECOWAS suspends Guinea after coup in the country

Written by on September 9, 2021

West Africa bloc, ECOWAS has suspended Guinea following a recent coup in the country.


Burkinabe Foreign Minister Alpha Barry announced the development after a virtual crisis summit.


Barry told reporters in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, that the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS, will also send a mediation mission to Guinea today.


The move comes after Guinean special forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya seized power on Sunday and arrested president Alpha Conde, sparking international condemnation.




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