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Burundi President Welcomes Election Postponement

Burundi’s President, Pierre Nkurunziza, has welcomed a decision by the electoral commission to postpone both presidential and legislative elections following unrest in the country, according to presidential spokesman Willy Nyamitwe. In an interview with VOA Thursday, Nyamitwe said the constitution stipulates July 26 is the latest date when the presidential vote can be held. The presidential vote was previously planned to be held on July 26, while the legislative election was scheduled...

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