The Economic Community of West African States on Saturday condemned the violence that erupted in Guinea Bissau in the early hours of Friday.
The condemnation was contained in a statement issued by the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja.
It stated that the community learnt with deep preoccupation, the violence that erupted in Guinea Bissau in the early hours of Friday.
ECOWAS strongly condemned the violence and attempts to disrupt the constitutional order and rule of law in Guinea Bissau.
ECOWAS further called for the arrest and persecution of the perpetrators of the incident in accordance with the law.
Also, ECOWAS expressed its solidarity with the people of that country and the constitutional authority of Guinea Bissau.
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