France asks Burkina Faso to clarify troop departure reports French President Emmanuel Macron says he is awaiting “clarifications” from Burkina Faso’s new junta leader following a report saying authorities in the West African country ordered hundreds of French troops to leave within a month
France recalls ambassador and will withdraw military forces from Burkina Faso | CNN
France will withdraw its military forces from Burkina Faso within a month, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN on Wednesday.
France agrees to withdraw troops from Burkina Faso within a month
The move comes after the Sahel country’s military rulers demanded that Paris withdraw its forces.
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.
France to Pull Troops Out of Burkina Faso, as its Unpopularity in Africa Grows
The West African country had demanded that French troops leave. France confirmed they would be out in a month.
Burkina Faso ends French military accord, says it will defend itself
Burkina Faso has decided to end a military accord that allowed French troops to fight insurgents on its territory because the government wants the country to defend itself, the government said on Monday.
Burkina Faso calls for withdrawal of French troops
The request ‘is not about ending diplomatic relations between Burkina Faso and France,’ government spokesperson said.
Burkina Faso confirms it has ended French military accord
Burkina Faso gov’t spokesman says the country wants to defend itself and France has one month to pull out troops.