President Alpha Condé: Guinea supports Sahara autonomy and will strive for Morocco's swift return to African union

Conakry - Guinean president, Alpha Condé, expressed his country's clear and unequivocal support to Morocco's autonomy plan to settle the Sahara issue and stressed that his country "will strife" for Morocco's "swift" return to the African Union (AU)."

"Since the rule of Haj Ahmed Sékou Touré, Guinea has always supported Morocco in the Sahara issue and backs the autonomy proposal put forward by Morocco", he said in an interview with MAP.

He added that Guinea will express this position in the final statement to be adopted at the end of HM king Mohammed VI's official visit to Guinea, insisting that his country will "strive" and "do its utmost for Morocco's swift return to the AU."

HM King Mohammed VI is expected this Monday in Guinea for an official visit, part of a tour that included Mali and Cote d'Ivoire. After Guinea, HM the King will pay a work and friendship visit to Gabon.