The UK Government joins ECOWAS, the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union and other partners in condemning the removal of the President of Guinea, Alpha Condé.
According to a statement by James Duddridge, UK Minister for Africa, they are calling for the immediate release of the President.
The minister also called for all parties to engage in peaceful dialogue to ease tensions, and to prevent any further violence and to uphold democratic principles, including the rule of law.
We call for the immediate release of the President and for all parties to engage in peaceful dialogue to ease tensions.
He noted that they are, alongside the international community, continuing to monitor events closely.