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ECOWAS Mandates Bissau Parties To Respect Conakry Accord
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ECOWAS Mandates Bissau Parties To Respect Conakry Accord

MONROVIA, November 8 (LINA) - In a bid to resolve the political crisis in Guinea Bissau, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has urged all parties involved in the crisis to respect the Conakry Agreement which was signed recently by stakeholders.

The call by the ECOWAS political leaders follows the signing of a final communiqué that comprises six counts, which aims at finding an amicable solution to the nation's political crisis.

A Foreign Ministry release issued here said the Conakry Agreement, which was signed by the parties on October 14, takes into consideration solutions and recommendations aimed at resolving the political stalemate in that country.

According to the release, the six-count agreement was carved as a result of a follow-up by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is Chair of the ECOWAS Heads of State, on the implementation of the signed agreement.

It said the mission led by President Sirleaf, recognized that the political crisis puts Guinea Bissau's stability and development at risk and as such it must be overcome by the swift appointment of a consensus Prime Minister, who has the confidence of the President.

The release noted that the six-point communiqué urged stakeholders to reaffirm their commitment to the Conakry Agreement as well as the reintegration of the 15 dissident MPs into the PAIGS, in compliance with the agreement.

The appointment by the President of a consensual Prime Minister without further delay, who has the confidence of the Republic, as well as the formation of an all-inclusive government taking into account the parliamentary representations of the political parties.

It also called for the convening of parliamentary sessions in the shortest possible time, and the organization  of a national dialogue to discuss the ‘Stability Pact’ meant to articulate key constitutional and institutional reforms before  2018 legislative elections as stated in Conakry Agreement.

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