Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham has welcomed the first round of Presidential elections in Guinea.
Speaking today, Mr Bellingham MP said:
“I welcome the first round of Presidential elections in Guinea on 27 June. The peaceful voting process demonstrates the overwhelming demand of the population for a return to constitutional order. I commend the work of the Guinea authorities in bringing about the election in such a short timeframe.
I urge all political leaders to respect the results as released by the Electoral Commission, and use legal means to address any concerns they may have.
I welcome the work of the European Union Electoral Observation Mission and the contribution of national and international observers. I call on all parties to continue to ensure an atmosphere of peace and stability during this crucial period of the transition process”