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World: The head of the European diplomacy asks for the return to constitutional order in Burkina Faso

Four French soldiers of the operation "Barkhane" injured in an explosion in Burkina Faso

 Four French soldiers of the operation © Copyright 2022, Obs Four French soldiers were injured in Burkina Faso during the explosion of an improvised explosive machine (IED ) At the passage of their vehicle, in the north of the country, announced the French staff Tuesday, January 18, to the evening. "The off-road vehicle exploded on an IED at the exit of the Ouahigouya airport," said the staff, stating that it was a "unit" Barkhane "on a recognition mission".

Le chef de la diplomatie européenne a averti mercredi 26 janvier que « si l'ordre constitutionnel n'est pas rétabli », cela aurait « des conséquences immédiates sur notre partenariat avec le pays ». © Reuters - Johanna Geron the head of the European diplomacy warned Wednesday, January 26 that "if the constitutional order is not restored" This would have "immediate consequences on our partnership with the country".

No plenary session Finally, Wednesday, January 26, in Brussels between the Foreign Ministers of the G5 Sahel countries and the European Union because of the coup d'etat in Burkina Faso. But the ministers present spoke with the leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell. And conversations have, of course, turned around Mali, Burkina and Wagner.

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the seventh meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the G5 Sahel countries and the European Union had to be held Wednesday, January 26 in Brussels. But because of the situation in Burkina Faso , the G5 Presidency, currently exercised by Chad, has consulted its partners and waived a plenary session. On the other hand, each of the four ministers present, Abdoulaye Diop for Mali, Ismaïl Ould Sheikh Ahmed for Mauritania, Hassoumi Massoudou for Niger and Chérif Mahamat Zene for Chad, has spoken individually with the head of the European diplomacy Josep Borrell .

Burkina: a demonstration against insecurity forbidden in Ouagadougou

 Burkina: a demonstration against insecurity forbidden in Ouagadougou © Olympia of police officers in a rue de Ouagadougou during demonstrations, on November 27, 2021 A protest planned Saturday against insecurity in Burkina Faso struck by violence Jihadists, was prohibited Thursday by the Town Hall of Ouagadougou, where a previous gathering prohibited in November 2021 had given rise to violence.

meetings with his counterparts of the Sahel who were for the head of the European diplomacy the opportunity to condemn the arrest of President Burkinabè and to ask the EU his release and the return of the constitutional order to Burkina Faso. Europeans want to continue cooperation with Niger and Mauritania and support the Chadian transition and the entire region.

The question of Mali

"The European Union maintains its commitment to the Sahel, he insisted. It is a reliable and long-lasting partner. Populations have urgent needs in terms of security, humanitarian aid and social and economic perspectives. The impatiences grow and sooner or later these fragilities nourish the terrorist movements we all fight and who are a threat to all.

The relationship with Mali is more complicated and the EU recalled to be ready for individual sanctions against those who hinder the transition: it quickly requests a "credible electoral calendar". Above all, the European Union warns that the presence of Russian mercenaries of Wagner is incompatible with his commitment to Mali.

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