The President of the transitional government and ambassador Vadim Razumovskiy had publicly met a month earlier to discuss the “progressive development of Russian-Guinean relations” and the “calendar of bilateral events”.
According to our information, President Doumbouya has met with Russian delegations several times, including the day after the 5 September 2021 coup. “This is not surprising,” said a minister in the transitional government. “Bilateral relations between our two countries have never ceased, and Moscow is an important strategic partner.”
The day after the junta took power, Russia immediately condemned “any unconstitutional attempt to change power” and expressed its “concern”. Clearly, Doumbouya and his teams were able to reassure their partner. “The transitional government has slowed down our relations with Guinea in our various areas of
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