Embassy of Ukraine to the Republic of Senegal

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Political relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Guinea

The recognition of Ukraine: January 10, 1992

The establishment of diplomatic relations: April 4, 1992

Recent contacts at the highest level: the official visit of the President of Guinea Lansana Conte to Ukraine in June 1998; the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine H.E. Mr. P.Klimkin and of Guinea H.E. Mr. F.Lounseni Fall at the XV IOF Summit in Dakar, November 30, 2014

Bilateral high-level bodies: the Intergovernmental Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Ukraine and Guinea, whose first and only meeting took place in Conakry in March 2003. The Guinean side did not respond to no paragraph in the minutes of the Commission meeting.

The visit to Ukraine by the head of the Foreign Affairs Department of Guinea scheduled for July 2011 has been canceled and postponed to an indefinite date.

With regard to the difficult socio-political situation in Guinea, which developed in 2008-2009 and the significant reduction in bilateral economic cooperation, it was decided to transfer the Ukrainian Embassy from Guinea to Senegal in June 2012.

Ukraine acceded to Council Decision 2015/1923 of 26 October 2015 (extension of EU restrictive measures against individuals in Guinea until 27 October 2016).

In 2018, at the 17th IOF Summit ( October 07-12, Yerevan), a meeting was held between the Ukrainian and Guinean delegations, during which some aspects of bilateral cooperation were discussed, as well as support from the Guinean side to Ukrainian initiatives in the framework of international organizations, notably at the UN.

The Honorary Consulate of Ukraine is based in Conakry.

During the vote of 27 March 2014, the Guinean delegation supported the draft resolution "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine" at the United Nations General Assembly.

The delegation of Guinea refrained from adopting the resolutions "Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol (Ukraine)" in December 2017 and December 2018, and "The problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol (Ukraine), as well as in the Black Sea and Azov regions " in December 2018.