Compaore Ivorian citizenship ‘shameful’ – Opposition

Published: 2/Mar/2016

The opposition in Ivory Coast has said giving ousted Burkina Faso leader Blaise Compaore Ivorian citizenship paints a ‘grim picture’ of the political scene in the country.

“This is not good and it gives a sad picture of the political system of the Ivory Coast,” said Pascal Affi N’Guessan of the Ivorian Popular Front, FPI, speaking to reporters at the party’s headquarters on Wednesday.

The FPI was founded by former President Laurent Gbagbo who is on trial at the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

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Themes: Double Nationalité, Nationalité des politiciens
Regions: Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire
Year: 2016