gnnliberia.com 15 Jan, 2022 14:00 am

Guinea Rejects ECOWAS Sanctions Against Mali Amid Rumbling UN Power Tussle – Global News Network

Assimi Goita-led Bamako regime could demand the withdrawal of ECOWAS member States’ personnel from the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA.The UN Mission has been in Mali since 2013 as part of the international fight against terrorism, albeit without much success.Consequently, the Committee said that Guinea could therefore not associate itself with the regional sanctions, adding that the country’s land, sea and air borders would remain open to all friendly nations in line with Pan-African solidarity.The Communique further said that Guinea would continue to respect all international agreements and obligations.

*By Paul Ejime Guinea’s ruling Committee for National Restoration has dissociated the country from the unprecedented financial, economic and border blockage imposed on Mali by ECOWAS on 9 January.The Guinea ruling Committee in a Communique recalled that ECOWAS suspended Guinea from all regional institutions in September 2021 following a military coup that month.

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