UN Security Council demands release of Burkina Faso president, PM

People gather at the Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou on September 16, 2015, hours after Burkina Faso's interim president and prime minister were detained at the presidential palace by guards loyal to ousted leader Blaise CompaoreThe UN Security Council strongly condemned the detention of Burkina Faso’s interim president and prime minister by the presidential guard and demanded they be released. Presidential guard members linked to ex-leader Blaise Compaore burst into a cabinet meeting and seized President Michel Kafando, Prime Minister Isaac Zida and two ministers.

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