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The coup is confirmed in Burkina Faso


In a statement made on Burkina Faso’s national television, soldiers in uniform confirmed on Monday evening that they had removed President Roch Marc Christian KaborĂ© from office, de facto sanctioning a coup d’etat.

The declaration, signed by Paul-Henri Sandaogo, but read by another officer, also announces the suspension of the Constitution, as well as the dissolution of the government and the National Assembly.

More details to come.

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