at least a dozen civilians killed Thursday in Dassa, in the province of Sanguié

Published on : 28/01/2023 – 13:49 In Burkina Faso, at least ten civilians were killed by armed men on Thursday, January 26, in two villages in the town of Dassa, in the province of Sanguié. The attack comes after security operations carried out by the Defense and Security Forces, accompanied by Volunteers for the Defense … Read more

Paris recalls its ambassador but does not mention his replacement

Published on : 26/01/2023 – 17:57Modified : 26/01/2023 – 17:59 The French ambassador to Burkina Faso was recalled to Paris for consultations, three days after a request for the withdrawal of French troops from Burkinabe soil. On the question of a possible replacement for Luc Hallade, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not comment … Read more

French Foreign Ministry recalls Ambassador to Burkina Faso due to tensions | Europe

French army soldiers patrol during Operation Barkhane in the village of Gorom Gorom, northern Burkina Faso, November 14, 2019. (Photo: AFP/VNA) On January 26, the French Foreign Ministry announced that it was recalling the country’s ambassador to Burkina Faso, citing “recently evolving circumstances,” a day after Paris announced it would withdrawal from this African country. … Read more

French Foreign Ministry recalls its ambassador to Burkina Faso for “consultations”

Posted in: 26/01/2023 – 15:18 The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, on Thursday, that it had summoned its ambassador to Ouagadougou for “consultations,” the day after the decision to withdraw the French army from Burkina Faso within “a month,” noting that this step aims to discuss the situation and the horizon of joint cooperation … Read more

a departure “without diplomatic rupture, unlike Mali”

Published on : 25/01/2023 – 14:14 The government of Burkina Faso confirmed on Monday that it had requested the departure of French troops based in the country within a month. The authorities are counting on a “patriotic burst” from the Burkinabe to fight jihadism, while calling for material support from their allies. Decryption. French troops … Read more