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Interim Burkina president says back in charge after coup

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Burkina Faso’s interim President Michel Kafando, who was taken hostage during a coup a week ago, said on Wednesday he was back in power and had restored a civilian transitional government.

Reuters

“I have returned to work,” he said in a brief speech to journalists at the foreign ministry in the capital. “The transition is back and at this very minute is exercising the power of the state.”

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