Resumption of Burundi talks offers chance for peace| glObserver Global Economics


Negotiations aimed at ending the Burundi crisis resumed in Uganda on Monday with rival parities expressing commitment to the process. Chief Mediator of the talks, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, told the rival parties that the East African region cannot allow a repeat of the 1994 Rwanda genocide anywhere in the region.

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Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC) told Xinhua in an interview that the resumption of the talks is a welcome signal to ending the crisis in the country where scores of people continue to die.

"This is a luck for them to sit down around the same table, and discuss the issues for them. There is a lot of hope in this dialogue, both within Burundi and the wider international community," he said.

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