Burkina: the former putschists “refuse” to pursue disarmament

Author : Mircea Birca | Monday, September 28, 2015
Posted in category Africa, Africa News
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The former Presidential Security Regiment (RSP), the elite unit of the Burkinabe army and author of a failed coup against the transitional government, “refuses” to continue the disarmament, announced Monday the General Staff of the army. The side of the RSP, it ensures that the loyalist army commitments are not respected.

The disarmament, under an agreement between the loyalist army and the coup leaders, is “in a bind,” says the staff, who denounced “the refusal of the former Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) of pursue disarmament by creating incidents and assaulting the staff charged with this mission. ” The RSP was dissolved Friday, September 25 by the transitional government restored after the failed putsch.

The “ambiguous behavior” of General Gilbert Diendéré charge
The staff also noted “the ambiguous behavior” of General Gilbert Diendéré without giving further details. Since the failure of the coup which he had taken the lead, the former right hand Compaore was inside the barracks Naaba Koom RSP 2, located behind the Presidential Palace, in the south of Ouagadougou.

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