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Ghana and Burkina Faso Commit to Counter Terrorism Efforts

Ghana and Burkina Faso have reaffirmed their commitment to work together in fighting terrorism in the sub-region.

Ghana’s National Security Minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah disclosed this to journalists in Ouagadougou on Wednesday, 21st December 2022, after conveying a message from President Akufo-Addo to the Burkinabe leader President Ibrahim Traore.

Mr Kan-Dapaah led a high-level delegation from Ghana which also included Security chiefs and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.

The Minister indicated that both countries have reaffirmed their support for a common fight against terrorism, welcoming early operationalization of the Accra Initiative to enable Burkina Faso defeat the terrorists who have brought untold hardship and pain to the Burkinabe people.

“In that respect, we discussed concrete support that Ghana has pushed for Burkina Faso in the Accra Initiative and ECOWAS and called on West African States to act expeditiously on the matter” he said.

The two countries also highlighted the importance of building resilience in vulnerable communities and support for those that have been displaced or lost livelihoods, and called for genuine partnership with the international community in this regard.

Ghana and Burkina Faso committed to hold more regular consultations.

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