Burkina Army Chief Creates Transitional Authority

In  a communique issued late Thursday, the armed forces chief in Burkina Faso announced dissolution of the National Assembly and government.  General Honore Traore announced formation of a transitional administration for no more than 12 months to run the country and prepare for the "restoration of constitutional order".

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Communique issued by Army Chief of Staff in Burkina Faso, General Honore Traore

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