U.S. Department of State News: Burundi National Day

U.S. Department of State News: Burundi National Day

WASHINGTONU.S. Department of State today released the following statement:

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Burundi as they celebrate their nation’s independence.

We appreciate Burundi’s contribution to international peacekeeping missions and honor the sacrifices Burundians have made in support of these missions.

As we reflect on the many challenges Burundi has confronted over the past 56 years, the United States stands with all Burundians in their efforts to build a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic future as well as to advance fundamental freedoms.

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SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV