A statement from the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry on Monday expressed the solidarity of President Nicolas Maduro with the people of that African nation, and urged the restoration of constitutional order.
Similarly, it condemned the suspension of its Constitution and the rule of law, as well as the illegal arrest of the president.
‘The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela expresses its support for democracy and the full restoration of the rule of law, while demanding the preservation of physical security and the release of the president,’ the communiqué from the Foreign Ministry concludes.
Guinea is currently experiencing a turbulent situation, after soldiers from the Army Special Forces announced Condé’s arrest, the dissolution of the Constitution and the Government on Sunday.
The coup was led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, commander of that elite corps, who appeared on national television together with several soldiers carrying the Guinean flag on their shoulders to announce the situation. He indicated that he has the support of all security forces.