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The West African coalition ECOWAS on Friday suspended Burkina Faso because of last week's overthrow, members at a crisis culmination told different news organizations.

Before the ECOWAS summit, coup leader Lieutenant-Colonel <a class=Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba appeared on national television promising a swift return to democratic rule"/>

Before the ECOWAS highest point, upset pioneer Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba showed up on public TV promising a quick re-visitation of popularity based rule© Provided by DW Before the ECOWAS culmination, overthrow pioneer Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba showed up on public TV promising a quick re-visitation of vote based rule

Notwithstanding, the alliance won't force different approvals for now, a member said.


ECOWAS had effectively required the new junta to deliver expelled president Roch Marc Christian Kabore and different authorities confined during Monday's upset, saying it considered the military liable for their security.


The coalition will hold one more highest point in Accra on February 3, members said on Monday. They said the culmination, which went on around three hours, likewise chose to send a mission of ECOWAS heads of staff to Ouagadougou, the Burkinabe capital, on Saturday.


New pioneer calls for help

The devastated Sahel state is being controlled by a junta drove by Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who orders military units in the nation's east.


Just before the ECOWAS culmination, Damiba made a broadcast appeal for "the global local area to help our nation so it can leave this emergency straightaway." He guaranteed Burkina would "return to a typical sacred life... at the point when the conditions are correct."


Burkina Faso joins two other ECOWAS nations, Mali and Guinea, where there have been overthrows in the beyond year and a half.

West African bloc suspends Burkina Faso after military coup (msn.com)

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