Summary: 22 February 2010, Brussels – Statement by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Catherine Ashton, on Guinea
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission made the following statement today:
"The European Union welcomes the recent appointment of a transitional government of national unity in Guinea. This is an important step in the democratic process in Guinea. The EU welcomes the political courage of the political leadership in Guinea and urges all actors to seek solutions leading to credible elections within six months with a view to establishing legitimate and democratic institutions. The European Union in close cooperation with its international partners will continue supporting the transition process and promoting democracy and the rule of law in Guinea."