Transitional President of Burkina Faso Ibrahim Traore Meets High-Ranking Russian Military Delegation for Military-Technical Cooperation

Transitional President of Burkina Faso Ibrahim Traore Receives Russian Military Delegation

Transitional President of Burkina Faso Ibrahim Traore received a high-ranking Russian military delegation led by Deputy Defense Minister Yunus Bek Yevkurov.

Military-Technical Cooperation Discussed

The official news agency of Burkina Faso reported that the parties discussed the state and prospects of military-technical cooperation between the two countries.

Discussions Based on Russian-African Summit

She added that the issues discussed by the presidents of Russia and Burkina Faso during the second Russian-African summit in St. Petersburg at the end of July were discussed.

Russia’s Support for Burkina Faso

The agency quoted the head of the Russian delegation as confirming Russia’s support for the transitional authorities in Burkina Faso and its people in various areas of development.

Visit to Libya

The Russian military delegation headed by Yunus Bek Yevkurov visited Libya on August 22 at the invitation of the commander of the “Libyan National Army” Khalifa Haftar.


Source: Burkina Faso News Agency (BFA).

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