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‘The president is with us,’ Guinea’s coup chief tells FRANCE 24

In an unique interview with FRANCE 24, the pinnacle of Guinea’s elite military unit on Sunday confirmed the nation’s president Alpha Condé was being held by his forces. “The president is with us, he is in a secure place,” stated Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya.

Guinea’s navy particular forces on Sunday staged a coup, asserting it had arrested the nation’s president, dissolved the federal government and would rewrite the structure.

In an unique interview with FRANCE 24’s correspondent Malick Diakité, Doumbouya stated: “The entire military is right here, from Nzérékoré to Conakry, to assist construct this nation.”

He additionally confirmed that the president was being held by his males. “The president is with us, he is in a secure place. He is seen a health care provider there isn’t any downside. ”

To observe the total interview, please click on on the participant above.

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