Conakry opens inter-Guinean dialogue without the main opposition parties

Conakry opens inter-Guinean dialogue without the main opposition parties

Conakry opens inter-Guinean dialogue without the main opposition parties

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The Guinean authorities launch the inter-Guinean dialogue framework as of Thursday, November 24. It is likely to face many obstacles, because the largest parties, such as the RPG and its allies, the Anad and the FNDC, have declined the government’s offer to participate in this dialogue. They do not consider him frank, loyal, or sincere.

With our correspondent in Conkary, Mouctar Bah

For six weeks, three women leaders appointed by the prime minister He visited the different headquarters of the political parties and civil society to try to convince them to participate in this inter-Guinean dialogue that the authorities want to be inclusive. Makalé Traoré was one of them:

We met a total of 40 political entities and civil society. There are still some resisters, but we are launching this framework, it stays open, and then negotiations continue so that we really have the entire political class and umbrella organizations around the table.

According to this government envoy for the establishment of the inter-Guinean dialogue, mediator Thomas Bony Yayi expected this morning in Conakry:

The mediator will be there and it is he who will not only preside over the opening ceremony, but also the entire process. The call that I make to the reluctant is really that they understand that approaching this dialogue table is not a weakness.

The political coalitions that support former President Alpha Condé and former Prime Ministers Cellou Dalein Diallo and Sidya Touré have decided, for the moment, to decline the invitation.

Asked by RFI, a spokesman for the opposition to the military regime believes that the imprisonment of senior executives of the old regime and legal proceedings against other personalities they are a brake on the dialogue desired by the current regime.

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