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US Envoy in Uganda to Encourage Burundi Peace Talks

A U.S. envoy is in Uganda to encourage talks to resolve Burundi's political crisis, a Ugandan official said Friday as the international community urged negotiations without pre-conditions. Tom Perriello, the U.S. envoy to Africa's Great Lakes region, is visiting Uganda to consult with Uganda's president on how to restart the Burundi negotiations, said Okello Oryem, Uganda's deputy foreign minister. Previous attempts at negotiations were marked by "a shortage of...

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