US warns against political violence in Burundi

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunzinza (left) during a party congress after his nomination as a candidate for the next presidential election on April 25 in Bujumbura. PHOTO | LANDRY NSHIMIYE |

What you need to know:

  • The US ranks as the largest bilateral donor to Burundi.
  • The US specifically called on the Burundian government to respect the rights of opposition parties to campaign.

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