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Burkina Orders UN Coordinator to Leave

Barbara Manzi, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Burkina Faso, “is declared persona non grata

Burkina Faso has ordered the UN’s coordinator in the country to leave by the end of the day, declaring her “persona non grata”, the foreign ministry said Friday.

Italian diplomat Barbara Manzi, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Burkina Faso, “is declared persona non grata in the territory of Burkina Faso. She is therefore requested to leave Burkina Faso today, 23 December 2022”, the ministry said, without giving any official reason for the expulsion.

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