Wed. May 29th, 2024

he French government says a decision by Burkina Faso to expel three of its diplomats was based on unfounded allegations.

Earlier the foreign ministry in Ouagadougou said the three advisers in the French embassy had been ordered to leave, because of what it called subversive activities.

Some reports suggest they had been meeting civil society activists.

Since coming to power in a coup in 2022, Burkina Faso’s military rulers have distanced themselves from the former colonial power.

They have has forced French troops to leave the country, suspended some Francophone media and demanded that Paris recall its ambassador.

By Joy

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