US condemns killing of Burundi’s opposition leader, urges peace


President Barack Obama
The United States on Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of the leader of Burundi’s opposition party, Union for Peace and Development (UPD), Mr Zedi Feruzi, and his bodyguard in Burundi that happened on May 23.
Feruzi and his bodyguard were reportedly shot dead in Bujumbura.
“We also strongly condemn the May 22 grenade attack in a market that killed several people and wounded many more,” the US State Department said.
It said the attacks only undermined ongoing efforts to achieve peaceful resolution to the current crisis through dialogue, and called on all parties to immediately renounce the use of violence.
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Source:: PM Newspaper