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China Denounces Guinea Coup and Calls For the Immediate Release of Alpha Condé

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin. Image via MOFA.

The Chinese government issued a short but pointed condemnation of this weekend’s coup in Guinea that deposed President Alpha Condé.

“China opposes coup attempts to seize power,” said Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin (photo) at the regular press briefing in Beijing on Monday. Wang also called for army forces under the command of Col. Mamady Doumbouya to release 84-year old former President Alpha Condé.

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