The United States has officially reacted to plans by Guinean
president Alpha Conde to revise the consitution in a move aimed at
running for a third term in office.
Condé announced in a statement this week that the country will hold a
two-way vote on March 1 – for legislative elections and a controversial
The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, posted on Twitter that
America was “concerned over Guinea’s current plan to hold legislative
elections and a constitutional referendum on March 1.
“We urge all parties to peacefully resolve issues with voters rolls
and uphold their commitment to conduct an inclusive consultation on the
new constitution,” he added.
A statement issued by the Department of State said the US questions
whether the process w...