A presenter on state TV in Burkina Faso has read out a letter purportedly written by President Roch Kaboré to announce his resignation after he was toppled in a coup. According to BBC, the handwritten letter was shown on TV in a news bulletin on Monday night. The letter was addressed to the “president of the Patriotic Movement for Safeguarding and Restoration” or MPSR, the French acronym by which the junta is known. The coup was believed to have been led by Lt-Col Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba.
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