Elections postponed indefinitely


President Alpha Condé has decided to postpone legislative election indefinitely. He quoted technical problems, especially in constructing the electoral role as the reason behind the delay. Constitutionally elections should have taken place within six months of the president being elected in December 2010. Elections were due to be held on 8th July.

The country last held a general election on 30th June 2002. Since 2010 the country has been governed by a national transitional council. The European Union has announced that no aid will be given until democratic elections are held.

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