Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema on Friday backed calls for a return to civilian rule in Guinea following the unconstitutional takeover of power by the military.
Hichilema said Zambia does not support any form of unconstitutional change of government, according to a release from his office.
He further committed Zambia’s solidarity with regional, continental and international bodies calling for the restoration of democracy and constitutional order in the West African nation.
The military seized power in Guinea on Sept. 5 and captured President Alpha Conde. Mamady Doumbouya, a lieutenant colonel, announced then that his forces had dissolved the government and national institutions. Enditem