A delegation from the Economic Community of West African States “also had the opportunity to meet former President Alpha Condé,” Jean-Claude Brou, who headed the Committee of the West, told reporters on Friday. ECOWAS, in the Guinean capital, Conakry.
The mission of the Committee which includes the foreign ministers of Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso and Nigeria ended on Friday evening.
Nevertheless, the delegation was able to see Alpha Condé and meet Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, head of the National Committee for Recovery and Development which took power.
“He was very open, very frank” according to the Ghanaian foreign minister, who concluded: “we have come to make contact, it is done, and we will continue this dialogue. “
On leaving the ultra-secure CNRD camp “overflown by a drone,” Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, president of the ECOWAS commission, made a very brief statement:
“We had meetings with the National Recovery Committee, headed of course by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya. We had very positive exchanges and we also had the opportunity to meet former President Alpha Condé, so we also spoke with him. We will report to the Heads of State on the results of our discussions. “
As a reminder, the African Union also announced Friday the suspension of Guinea following the military coup.