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Press Statement

MCC Statement on Events in Burkina Faso

For Immediate Release

January 26, 2022

WASHINGTON (Jan. 26, 2022) – MCC is deeply concerned by recent actions in Burkina Faso and the decision of the military forces of Burkina Faso to dissolve the Government, the national assembly, and the constitution. We are closely monitoring the situation and its implications for the MCC-Burkina Faso partnership. We call on all parties to pursue a democratic solution while ensuring the safety and security of all Burkinabe.