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US Envoy: Burundi Talks Off to Good Start

The latest round of talks to end Burundi's political crisis was "a positive step," according to Thomas Perriello, the U.S. special envoy to Africa's Great Lakes region. Perriello spoke to VOA's Central Africa service from the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha on Tuesday as the four days of talks concluded. Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa facilitated the talks, aimed at ending protests and violence that began when President Pierre Nkurunziza ran for a...

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