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Burundi Ambassador says President's Candidacy is a Constitutional Question

  • Mariama Diallo

Preparations are underway for the June presidential elections in Burundi amid questions whether President Pierre Nkurunziza should run for a third term. While the Burundi leader has not declared his candidacy, the United States and others say he should not do so because it would violate the 2000 Arusha Peace Accords that helped end the country's civil war. But Burundi's ambassador to the United States tells VOA the election question should be decided by the constitution. VOA's Mariama Diallo reports.

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