President Sirleaf, ECOWAS Comm. President, De Souza Hold Talks on Crisis in Guinea-Bissau on the Margins of COP22

Thursday, 17th November 2016
President Sirleaf and Marcel A. De Souza ECOWAS  Commission President discuss.
President Sirleaf and Marcel A. De Souza ECOWAS Commission President discuss.
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Marrakech, Morocco November 17, 2016: Liberia's President and Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has held talks with ECOWAS Commission President H.E. Marcel A. De Souza on the margins of COP22 to receive updates and follow-up on the ongoing mediation process involving the political crises in Guinea Bissau.

According to a dispatch, the Liberian leader and ECOWAS Commission President met on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in an effort to receive update, follow-up and review progress made as well as assess challenges encountered by the parties involved in order to unlock any prevailing bottlenecks to pave the way for the swift implementation of the 10-Point Count Conakry Agreement, which will lead to the alleviation of the suffering of the people of Guinea Bissau.

It can be recalled that on the margins of the Maritime Security Summit held in Lome, Togo on 15th October this year, the Authority of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government tasked the Chairperson of the a Authority, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to, as matter of urgency, follow-up with the stakeholders in the Guinea-Bissau imbroglio on the implementation of the Conakry Agreement signed on 14 October.
The talks were attended by Foreign Minister, Madam Marjon V. Kamara.