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US Urges Burundi to Postpone Election

The United States wants Burundi to postpone its upcoming elections, following weeks of political unrest. "This environment is not conducive to the holding of credible, free, fair and democratic elections," U.S. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said Friday. "We are deeply concerned that the recent grenade attacks, violence perpetrated by the ruling party Imbonerakure youth militia, and continued restrictions on peaceful assembly and the media are undermining efforts...

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