U. S. condemns military coup in Burkina Faso

(AGI) Washington, Nov 2 - The U.S. State Department hascondemned the seizure of power in Burkina Faso by Colonel IsaacZida after the resignation of President Blaise Campaore'. "TheUnited States condemns the Burkinabe military's attempt toimpose its will on the people of Burkina Faso. We call on themilitary to immediately transfer power to civilian authorities.We urge civilian leadership to be guided by the spirit of theconstitution of Burkina Faso and to move immediately towardsfree and fair Presidential elections," said spokeswoman JenPsaki. . .

(AGI) Washington, Nov 2 - The U.S. State Department hascondemned the seizure of power in Burkina Faso by Colonel IsaacZida after the resignation of President Blaise Campaore'. "TheUnited States condemns the Burkinabe military's attempt toimpose its will on the people of Burkina Faso. We call on themilitary to immediately transfer power to civilian authorities.We urge civilian leadership to be guided by the spirit of theconstitution of Burkina Faso and to move immediately towardsfree and fair Presidential elections," said spokeswoman JenPsaki. . .