France to respect Burkina Faso's request to withdraw troops within a month
France to withdraw troops from Burkina Faso within a month
France will withdraw its troops from Burkina Faso in the next month after the military junta asked it to leave, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, in a move that will further reduce its presence in a region facing a growing Islamist insurgency.
French troops to withdraw from Burkina Faso within a month
France’s foreign ministry says French troops deployed to fight extremists in Burkina Faso will withdraw within a month following a demand by the country’s military rulers — which came after a similar move from neighboring Mali. A top ministry official…
France recalls ambassador to Burkina Faso, pulls out troops
The French foreign ministry said Thursday it is recalling its ambassador to Burkina Faso for consultations, one day after Paris decided to withdraw troops from the West African country following a demand by its military rulers.
France recalls ambassador to Burkina Faso amid withdrawal of troops from Sahel region
France recalled its ambassador to Burkina Faso, Luc Hallade, saying that it intends to "conduct consultations" over Burkinian unrest, the French foreign ministry announced Thursday, a day after agreeing to withdraw French troops stationed in the country. ALSO WATCH | Gravitas: All about the insurgency in Burkina Faso