Burkina Faso president inside French ambassador's residence

2015-09-22 07:43
Michel Kafando. (AFP)

Michel Kafando. (AFP)

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Abidjan - Burkina Faso's interim president Michel Kafando, who was taken hostage in a coup last week then held under house arrest, was seeking refuge inside the French ambassador's residence in the capital late on Monday, the ambassador said.

"I confirm, with the authorisation of president Kafando, he is indeed in the French residence," Ambassador Gilles Thibault wrote on his Twitter account.

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