LATEST NEWS AND STATEMENTS
Guinea-Bissau – Formation of a national unity government (10.06.13)
France welcomes the appointment of the new national unity government led by Prime Minister Rui Duarte Barros. This is an important step in the transition and stabilization process in Guinea-Bissau since the coup d’état on April 12, 2012.
Visit by the Minister responsible for Cooperation to Côte d’Ivoire on the occasion of the Summit of the ECOWAS devoted to Mali and Guinea Bissau (26.04.12)
Mr. Henri de Raincourt will reaffirm France’s support for the process to resolve the crises in both countries
Guinea-Bissau (Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing -19.04.12)
The Ministre d’Etat spoke this morning with his Portuguese counterpart, Mr. Paulo Porta, about the situation in Guinea Bissau. They both agreed that it was essential that the process to resolve the crisis be the result of coordinated action by all regional actors concerned, in particular the AU, ECOWAS and the CPLP.
Guinea Bissau - Coup d’etat (16.04.12)
France condemns the coup d’etat carried out by Guinea Bissau’s armed forces and calls for the immediate restoration of constitutional order. France fully supports the initiatives of ECOWAS to ensure that stability is restored in Guinea-Bissau as swiftly as possible.