US Vows to Expand Sanctions on Burundi Officials ‘As Needed’

The U.S. government has begun putting sanctions on Burundian officials who are involved in stoking the ongoing political and security crisis in that country that has forced over 200,000 refugees to flee.

Washington imposed sanctions Monday on four Burundian officials. They include Security Minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni; deputy director of the national police, Godefroid Bizimana; former defense minister Cyrille Ndayirukiye and former intelligence chief Godefroid Niyombare. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS


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