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Ask the Ambassador
(Nov. 25): Ambassador Jackson answered questions about U.S.-Burkina Faso bilateral relations.
U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Jeanine Jackson, discussed World AIDS Day and related issues. Date: 11/17/2008 Description: Flags of the United States and Burkina Faso. State Dept Photo

MCC and Burkina Faso to Sign New Compact
(July 11): Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Chair of the Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), will give remarks at the signing of the Millennium Challenge Compact between the United States and Burkina Faso on Monday, July 14, 2008, at 10:30 a.m., in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the Department of State. Full text

Appointment of New Joint Mediator for Darfur
(July 1): The United States welcomes the appointment of Djibrill Yipene Bassole of Burkina Faso as the Joint United Nations-African Union Chief Mediator for Darfur. We are fully committed to the success of the mediator and will continue to provide support to the Darfur political process to achieve an inclusive peace agreement.  Full Text

 Roundtable on Zimbabwe with Burkina Faso FM Djibrill Bassole'
(June 19): Secretary Rice and Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister Bassole' gave remarks after a roundtable on Zimbabwe held at the UN with UN Permanent Representatives.  Full text 

Remarks by Secretary Rice and Burkina Faso FM Djibrill Bassole'
(June 19): Q&A session held after the roundtable on Zimbabwe at the UN answered by Secretary Rice and Burkina Faso Foreign Minister Djibrill Bassole'.  Full text

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