Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas continues its consultations with all stakeholders involved in the political crisis in Burkina Faso

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DAKAR, Sénégal, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As part of the joint mission which comprises of the United Nations, the African Union and the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in West Africa (UNOWA), Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, is pursuing its consultations with all stakeholders involved in the ongoing political crisis in Burkina Faso, with the objective to quickly find a solution that is consistent with the national constitution.

The joint mission met in Ouagadougou with key players of the current crisis, including civil society, political opposition and military hierarchy. Mr. Ibn Chambas also met with the Ghanaian President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, the current Chairman of ECOWAS.

The joint mission reiterates its call to all to ensure the safety of people and goods.

The joint mission is encouraged by the commitments of the parties to work together for the organization of a transition in accordance with the constitution. In this regard, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General affirmed that the international community will continue to support the efforts of the Burkinabe to find a constitutional solution to the crisis.