ECOWAS suspends Guinea coup regime, sends delegation

Source: Barron’s

“West African foreign ministers will arrive in Guinea on Friday to evaluate the situation after a military coup in the country, Burkina Faso’s foreign minister Alpha Barry said Thursday. The foreign ministers of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo will visit as representatives of the West Africa bloc ECOWAS, said Barry, a member of the delegation. On Wednesday ECOWAS suspended Guinea from its ranks after the military coup on Sunday when special forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya seized power and arrested President Alpha Conde, sparking international condemnation.” (09/09/21)