As of 8 September 2021, the situation in Guinea remains calm following the 5 September military takeover. West African leaders in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional bloc are scheduled to hold a virtual summit on 8 September, during which they are expected to impose sanctions on Guinea in response to the coup. The military junta — self-dubbed the National Committee for Rally and Development (CNRD) — released at least 80 political prisoners detained under ousted President Alpha Condé on 7 September. Coup leader Col. Mamadi Doumbouya met with the leaders of Guinea’s military branches on 7 September and has vowed to form a transitional government of national unity, without providing further details.