Guinea-Bissau - Q&A from the press briefing (21 January 2020)


Q: What is France’s position following the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau? Does it recognize Umaro Sissoco Embalo’s victory, which is still being disputed by the ruling party candidate?

A: We are waiting for the country’s Supreme Court to confirm the results of the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau. The electoral process must be completed as swiftly as possible, in accordance with the rule of law.