September 21, 2015 / 2:42 PM / in 2 years

Burkina Faso army starts talks with presidential guard: source

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso soldiers entered the capital Ouagadougou late on Monday night without resistance from the elite presidential guard who led a coup last week, a senior military source said.

Anti-coup protesters converge at the residence of the traditional leader Mogho Naaba in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Penney

At the same time, talks between army leaders and the presidential guard on the terms of the latter’s surrender began in central Ouagadougou, he added.

Reporting by Nadoun Coulibaly; Writing by Emma Farge; Editing by Toni Reinhold

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