US calls on Burkina military to hand power to civilians – Yahoo News
2, 2014 at 11:25 AM | Comments DONETSK, Ukraine, Nov.
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“We call on the military to immediately transfer power to civilian authorities,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement Saturday, adding that “the United States condemns the Burkinabe military’s attempt to impose its will on the people of Burkina Faso.” The military named a high-ranking officer, Isaac Zida, to lead the country’s transition on Saturday.
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