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Burkina Faso’s new military government meets Ecowas bloc in Ouagadougou

By France24
08 October 2022   |   12:29 pm
Days after the latest coup, Burkina Faso's new military leaders finally meet with a delegation from West African regional bloc ECOWAS at the airport in Ouagadougou, after anti-ECOWAS protesters gathered outside the designated conference venue.

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