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Foreign Minister: ‘Burundi Not in Flames’

Burundi’s foreign minister denied Monday that the country is in an escalating spiral of violence.   Alain Aime Nyamitwe told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council via a video link from Bujumbura that the county “in general, is calm and citizens are moving about peacefully.”   He said there some neighborhoods in the capital where crime is “on-going” but questioned remarks by the envoy of the African Union (AU), who expressed concern that the violence is spreading...

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