The Armed Forces Headquarters and Task Force Saber Command organized a solemn flag-lowering ceremony at the Bila Zagre camp in Camboinsin, on the outskirts of Ouagadougou, marking the official end of the operation for French forces in Burkina Faso, the country’s capital. the army said in a statement.
According to an AFP source in Burkina Faso’s security service, most of the French military out of a contingent of 400 people have already left the country. A French government source, for his part, indicated that there are still French soldiers in Burkina Faso, without specifying their number. In a letter dated January 18, the Burkina Faso government denounced the agreement on the status of French troops, giving them a month to leave the country.