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Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas welcomes the support being provided by regional leaders to find a solution to the political crisis in Burkina Faso

By United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA)
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DAKAR, Sénégal, November 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The joint UN-African Union-Economic Community of West African States (UN-AU-ECOWAS) mission is continuing its consultations with all the parties and driving forces in order to ensure a democratic and civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso.

The Special Representative of the Secretary General for West Africa and Head of United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, welcomes the support being provided by regional leaders to find a solution to the political crisis. President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, President Macky Sall of Senegal as well as former Prime Minister of Togo, Mr. Edem Kodjo in his capacity as AU Special Envoy are currently in Ouagadougou to help all concerned initiate a peaceful transition period.

The joint UN-AU-ECOWAS mission, in coordination with all the parties, will continue its efforts and engagements to help resolve the crisis in line with the national Constitution.