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Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who led Guinea’s coup last month, was sworn in as interim president on Friday, promising to uphold the country’s international obligations while transitioning to civilian rule.

Doumbouya, who led the overthrow of president Alpha Conde on September 5, was sworn in by Supreme Court head Mamadou Sylla for a transition period of unspecified length.

His administration’s mission, he said, is to “refound the state” by drafting a new constitution, fighting corruption, reforming the electoral system and then organising “free, credible and transparent” elections.

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Many Western nations limited their presence to lower-rank diplomats.

But the new president promised to “respect all the national and international commitments to which the country has subscribed.”

Wearing a beige dress uniform, red beret and dark glasses, the new national leader also vowed to “loyally preserve national sovereignty” and to “consolidate democratic achievements, guarantee the independence of the fatherland and the integrity of the national territory”. 

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He urged the new leader not to let himself be diverted “by the force of the waves of demagogy and the storm of the personality cult”.  

Doumbouya, 41, will serve as transitional president until the country returns to civilian rule, according to a blueprint unveiled by the junta on Monday that does not mention a timeline.

The September 5 coup, the latest bout of turbulence in one of Africa’s most volatile countries, saw the overthrow of 83-year-old president Conde.

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Conde became Guinea’s first democratically elected president in 2010 and was re-elected in 2015. 

The move sparked mass demonstrations in which dozens of protesters were killed. Conde won re-election but the political opposition maintained the poll was a sham. 

However, the president will be barred from being a candidate at the elections that will take place after the transition, according to the document.

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The coup is the second to take place in the region, after Mali, in less than 13 months.

Guinea is one of the poorest countries in the world, despite abundant reserves of minerals including iron ore, gold and diamonds. 

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Source: AFP

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