UN, EU urge dialogue in Burundi after killing of prominent politician


President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi
The United Nations and the European Union, have cautioned Burundi’s government and its opponents not to allow violence derail the UN-sponsored dialogue in the country.
The two organizations gave the advice on Sunday after an opposition politician was shot dead which prompted opponents of the government threat to boycott the talks.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the killing by unidentified gunmen on Saturday of Zedi Feruzi, the head of the UPD party, which opposed President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term.
The EU, the biggest donor to aid-reliant Burundi, echoed the condemnation and urged “all parties to engage …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper