Part-REF-TS-Par8018678-1-1-0

African Union gives Burkina Faso two weeks to return to civilian rule

The African Union on Monday gave Burkina Faso’s army two weeks to return the west African state to civilian rule and threatened sanctions if it failed to comply. “We ask the armed forces to transfer power to the civil authorities, and the council has determined a period of two weeks for the transfer,” said Simeon Oyono Esono, head of the AU’s Peace and Security Council, speaking in Spanish. The army has stepped into a power vacuum left by ousted leader Blaise Compaore, who was forced to resign the presidency last week in the wake of violent demonstrations at his attempt to extend his 27-year-rule. “The African Union is convinced that the change has been against democracy.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Linked To Group Hired By Democrats https://t.co/pm9NaKceA2 #backfire #leftwing https://t.co/17lD1bMNPr - 5 months ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article