The Save Burkina movement, best known for its emergence in protests in support of the military coup against President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré last weekend, has asked the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to withdraw after the country’s expulsion from the country yesterday to shake organization and cooperation with the new authorities in the fight against jihadism.
“ECOWAS fulfills its supervisory role against respect for the founding texts of the various countries that compose it, but the texts,” they argue in a statement collected this Saturday by the Burkina24 portal, “must adapt to the circumstances of the moment.” . .
The African country in general has seen a significant increase in attacks since 2015. These, the work of both al-Qaeda affiliate and Islamic State affiliate in the region, have also contributed to the increase in inter-community violence, allowing self-defense groups to flourish.
For this reason, the group understands, Save Burkina is asking the authorities that make up the international organization for their support of the military junta to “rid Burkina Faso of the terrorist ‘Hydra’ and bad government.”
The group recalled that the country’s new competent body, the so-called Patriotic Movement for Protection and Restoration (MPSR), placed the “refoundation of the country at the center of its speech”, which “clearly expresses the firm will of the new leaders to implement fundamental reforms to break with the bad practices of the past.
The movement declares its admiration for these “trained soldiers and the country’s new strongmen” who are “dedicated in their hearts” to restoring the country’s territorial sovereignty and “returning the state to the territories occupied by this cowardly and murderous enemy”. to have. ‘, in reference to the criminal and jihadist groups that are ravaging the country.
In conclusion, Save Burkina Faso welcomes the arrival of the civil-military mission that ECOWAS has decided to send to the country to assess the situation on the ground and asks those responsible to “pay special attention and listen carefully to the children’s call and Daughters of the Land” to finally “trace the guidelines for the effective restoration of our beloved land”.