Burkina announces French army operation officially over

AFP , Sunday 19 Feb 2023

Burkina Faso's army announced on Sunday that operations by the French army in the jihadist-hit West African state were officially over.

Burkina Faso
File Photo: Soldiers of the French Army patrols the village Gorom Gorom in Armoured Personnel Carriers during the Barkhane operation in northern Burkina Faso, n November 14, 2019.


Senior officers from Burkina Faso and France's forces in the country held a flag-lowering ceremony to mark the official end of French operations, at a camp on the outskirts of the capital Ouagadougou on Saturday, Burkina's army said in a statement.

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