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Resignation of the President of the Republic of Burkina Faso

Resignation of the President of the Republic of Burkina Faso

Published on October 31, 2014
Communiqué by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, October 31, 2014

France welcomes the resignation of the president of the Republic of Burkina Faso, which will help resolve the crisis.

President Hollande expresses his solidarity with the victims of the violence over the last few days; he calls for calm and urges all actors to exercise restraint.

France reaffirms its attachment to the Constitution and hence the swift holding of democratic elections.

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