(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Burkina Faso's self-declared military leader Captain Ibrahim
Traore has accepted a conditional resignation offered by President
Paul-Henri Damiba to avoid further violence after Friday's coup,
religious and traditional leaders said on Sunday, reports citing .
According to the deal, announced at a press conference, Traore
had agreed to seven conditions, including a guarantee of Damiba's
safety and the security of soldiers who backed him, and the
honouring of promises made to the West Africa regional bloc to
return to constitutional rule by July 2024.
Damiba could not be reached for comment. A close family member
told Reuters he left the country on Sunday.
Traore said earlier that order was being restored after violent
protests against the French embassy and days of fighting as his
faction moved to topple the government.
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