Congo - Q&A from the press briefing (22 March 2021)


Q. The main rival of Denis Sassou Nguesso in the Congolese presidential elections, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas, died of Covid-19 as he was being evacuated to France. When will his body be repatriated to Brazzaville and, in your opinion, does his death call the electoral process into question?

A. La France exprime ses plus sincères condoléances aux proches de M. Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas, décédé lundi 22 mars. S’agissant de vos questions, elles ne relèvent pas de la compétence de la France.