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UN chief wants civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

United Nations : UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for an inclusive, civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso, with his special representative in the region consulting with stakeholders, a UN spokesperson said.

"The Secretary-General continues to be greatly concerned about the current crisis in Burkina Faso and its impact on national and regional stability," Xinhua quoted Farhan Haq told a briefing here Tuesday, adding that Ban reiterates his call for an inclusive, civilian-led transition leading to full restoration of constitutional order through democratic elections.

Haq said the joint UN-African Union-Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mission met Monday with Ghana''s President John Mahama, who is also the Chair of the ECOWAS, to consult about the situation.

Burkina Faso''s President Blaise Compaore announced his resignation Friday following two days of violent protests over his plan to amend the constitution to prolong his 27 years'' rule.

The military took power and appointed Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Yacouba Zida as provisional head of state, prompting a new wave of demonstrations to demand for military departure and restoration of civilian rule in Burkina Faso.

Zida Monday said he was willing to hand over power for a civilian transitional period after meeting the Mossi tribe King, Mogho Naba, the most influential traditional chief in Burkina Faso.


UN chief wants civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso


भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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