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Burkina Faso detains four French civil servants, says diplomatic source

Burkina Faso detains four French civil servants, says diplomatic source

FOUR French IT workers with diplomatic passports and visas have been arrested in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, a French diplomatic source said, denying a media report that they were intelligence agents. Worsening relations between the junta in Burkina Faso and former coloniser France have recently led to expulsion orders for diplomatic officials, including the French ambassador, and to the suspension of some French media. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source said the four civil servants came to the West African country to carry out IT maintenance for the French embassy but were detained on December 1 and transferred to Ouagadougou prison…
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