Burkina Faso - Announcement of the final results of the presidential election (Dec. 18, 2020)

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Following the announcement by Burkina Faso’s Constitutional Council of the final results of the presidential election, France congratulates President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on his re-election as president of Burkina Faso.

France welcomes the smooth conduct of this election, in spite of the security problems affecting some areas of the country. It notes the efforts of the EU and the International Organization of la Francophonie to assist the Burkina Faso authorities through technical and financial support for the election process, as well as the work carried out by ECOWAS, the African Union and the United Nations.

France remains committed alongside the authorities and people of Burkina Faso, together with the EU and all other partners in the Coalition for the Sahel and the G5 Sahel, in the face of the challenges posed by the fight against terrorism and economic and social development.