Burkina Faso’s Interim President Returns to Power, Week After Coup

September 23, 2015 1:04 PM

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Burkina Faso’s Interim President Returns to Power, Week After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — The interim president of Burkina Faso, the target of a coup last week, returned to power on Wednesday, as West African leaders arrived here to finalize a resolution to the political crisis.

“We are proud of the mobilization and fearlessness of the Burkinabe people, especially its youth, whose unwavering determination helped to stop the usurpation,” Mr. Kafando said.

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