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ECOWAS Heads of State Urges Guinea to Set Out Time Desk in opposition to Elections

 

The ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Govt says that it has taken be aware of the new tendencies in Guinea, in particular the adoption of the Transition Constitution, the appointment of a civilian High Minister and the formation of the Transition Govt.

It has due to this fact steered the Transition Government to urgently put up an in depth timetable of actions to be performed below the transition in opposition to the protecting of elections, in keeping with the choices of the Odd Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Govt hung on sixteenth September 2021.

The Authority has then again reaffirmed its call for for the unconditional liberate of President Alpha Condé.

Within the interim, the Authority has made up our minds to uphold the suspension of the Republic of Guinea from all ECOWAS governing our bodies in addition to the commute ban and freeze of economic belongings imposed at the contributors of the CNRD and their members of the family, till constitutional order is restored.

It has additionally made up our minds to nominate H.E. Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas as Particular Envoy to Guinea with a purpose to strengthening discussion with the Transitional government in opposition to a a hit and brief transition procedure.

This was once the end result of the third peculiar summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Govt at the Scenario in Mali and Guinea.

(Under is the total communication issued on 7th November, 2021).

third EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT OF THE ECOWAS AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ON THE SITUATION IN MALI AND GUINEA

Authentic: English

Accra, Republic of Ghana

seventh November 2021

FINAL COMMUNIQUE

  1. The Authority of Heads of State and Govt of the Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) convened an Odd Consultation in Accra, Republic of Ghana, on seventh November 2021, below the chairmanship of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority. The Summit was once to check political tendencies within the Republic of Guinea and the Republic of Mali.
  2. Provide on the Summit have been the under-listed ECOWAS Heads of State and Govt or their duly mandated representatives:
  3. E. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire;

H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana;

  1. E. Umaro Sissoco Embalo, President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau;

H.E. Mohamed Bazoum, President of the Republic of Niger;

  1. E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal;

H.E. Mariam Chabi Talata, Vice President of the Republic of Benin;

H.E. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria;

H.E. Christophe Joseph Marie Dabire, High Minister of Burkina Faso;

Hon. Seedy Keita, Minister of Business, Business, Regional Integration and Employment of the Republic of The Gambia;

Hon. Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Minister of Overseas Affairs of the Republic of Liberia;

H.E. Robert Dussey, Minister of Overseas Affairs, Regional Integration and Togolese nationals in a foreign country.

H.E. Belarmino Silva, Ambassador of the Republic of Cabo Verde to Nigeria; H.E Mrs. Francess Virginia Anderson, Top Commissioner of the Republic of Sierra Leone to Ghana;

  1. The consultation was once additionally attended via H.E. Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and ECOWAS Mediator for Mali, H.E. Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, President of the ECOWAS Fee, Mr Mahamat Saleh Annadif, Particular Consultant of the United Countries Secretary-Common for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr El-Ghassim Wane, Head of MINUSMA and Mr Maman Sambo Sidikou, Particular Consultant for MISAHEL, representing the President of the African Union Fee
  2. The Authority expressed harmony with the Republic of Niger, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Sierra Leone over the incidents that came about in those Member States during which ratings of lives have been misplaced because of terrorism and an inferno, respectively. The Authority noticed a minute of silence in reminiscence of the sufferers.
  3. The Heads of State and Govt have been briefed via the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the results of his discuss with to Guinea, accompanied via H.E. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, on seventeenth September 2021, and his discuss with to Mali on seventeenth October 2021. The Authority additionally thought to be the document at the political state of affairs in Mali introduced via the ECOWAS Mediator for Mali and the Memorandum at the political state of affairs in Guinea introduced via the President of the Fee. The Authority counseled the standard of the studies.
  4. After the deliberations, the Authority counseled the principle suggestions contained within the memorandum at the political state of affairs within the Republic of Guinea and the document at the political state of affairs within the Republic of Mali.

At the political transition within the Republic of Guinea

  1. The Authority reaffirms its call for for the unconditional liberate of President Alpha Condé.
  2. The Authority takes be aware of the new tendencies in Guinea, in particular the adoption of the Transition Constitution, the appointment of a civilian High Minister and the formation of the Transition Govt. It urges the Transition Government to urgently put up an in depth timetable of actions to be performed below the transition in opposition to the protecting of elections, in keeping with the choices of the Odd Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Govt hung on sixteenth September 2021.
  3. The Authority makes a decision to uphold the suspension of the Republic of Guinea from all ECOWAS governing our bodies in addition to the commute ban and freeze of economic belongings imposed at the contributors of the CNRD and their members of the family, till constitutional order is restored.
  4. The Authority makes a decision to nominate H.E. Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas as Particular Envoy to Guinea with a purpose to strengthening discussion with the Transitional government in opposition to a a hit and brief transition procedure.

At the political transition within the Republic of Mali

  1. The Authority stays involved concerning the deterioration of the protection state of affairs in Mali, because of the heightened political uncertainties within the nation. It calls at the Transition Government to accentuate their efforts to toughen the protection state of affairs, particularly via making sure efficient state presence within the affected spaces. On this context, the Authority calls at the neighbouring international locations to step up safety presence alongside their borders with Mali and instructs the ECOWAS Fee to deepen the continued discussions with the African Union Fee with a purpose to bettering the protection state of affairs within the Sahel.
  2. Moreover, the Authority requires a extra powerful and offensive mandate and strengthen the operational capability of MINUSMA to take care of terrorism demanding situations in Mali. ECOWAS will accordingly request the United Countries Safety Council to make the important amendments to the mandate of MINUSMA.
  3. At the political entrance, the Chair of ECOWAS knowledgeable the Authority of the respectable notification via the transition government in their incapacity to fulfill the transition closing date of February 2022. The Authority extremely deplores the loss of growth made within the arrangements for the elections, together with the absence of an in depth timetable of actions for the habits of elections at the agreed dates.
  4. The Authority reiterates the wish to adhere to the transition timetable in admire of the elections scheduled for twenty seventh February 2022 and calls at the Transition Government to behave accordingly to make sure expeditious go back to constitutional order. Accordingly, the Authority calls at the Global Neighborhood to take the important measures to make sure that the transition government admire their dedication to an expeditious go back to constitutional order.
  5. In conformity with the verdict taken on sixteenth September 2021, the Authority makes a decision to impose sanctions with instant impact towards folks and teams who’ve been recognized, together with all the Transition government and the opposite transition establishments. Those sanctions may also be imposed at the contributors in their households.
  6. The sanctions come with a commute ban and a freeze on their monetary belongings.

It additional instructs the President of the Fee to imagine and suggest further sanctions at its subsequent Abnormal Consultation on twelfth December 2021, will have to the placement persist. Moreover, the Authority calls at the African Union, the United Countries, and the bilateral and different multilateral companions to endorse and toughen the implementation of those sanctions.

  1. The Authority condemns the expulsion of the ECOWAS Everlasting Consultant to Mali on this crucial context and calls at the transition government to uphold the spirit of discussion and collaboration with the ECOWAS Fee to make sure a a hit transition.
  2. The placement in Mali and Guinea will likely be reviewed on the Abnormal Summit of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Govt on twelfth December 2021.
  3. The Authority reaffirms its adherence to the entire ECOWAS normative frameworks, in particular the ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Just right Governance.
  4. The Heads of State and Govt categorical their deep gratitude to H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Govt, for his management in making sure the good fortune of the Summit.

Carried out at Accra, this seventh day of November 2021

THE AUTHORITY

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