ECOWAS: WEST AFRICAN BLOC IMPOSES SANCTIONS ON GUINEA JUNTA

On 17 September, France 24 reported that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has imposed sanctions against the junta in Guinea and demanded they return the country to constitutional rule within 6 months.  It decided to freeze the financial assets and impose travel bans on Guinea’s military leaders and their relatives, insisting on the release of President Alpha Conde and a short transition.

https://www.france24.com/en/video/20210917-west-african-bloc-imposes-sanctions-on-guinea-junta

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/16/guinea-coup-leaders-meet-mining-execs-as-ecowas-talks-next-steps

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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