Obama to remove Burundi from trade program in response to third-term change and political crackdown


By Voice of America, 2 November 2015
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in for a third term at a ceremony in the parliament in Bujumbura, Burundi, Aug. 20, 2015 (photo credit: VoA)
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in for a third term at a ceremony in the parliament in Bujumbura, Burundi, Aug. 20, 2015 (photo credit: VoA)
U.S. President Barack Obama says he plans to remove Burundi from a U.S. trade preference program because of a worsening crackdown on the political opposition there, after Burundi's president took a controversial third term in office.In a letter to Congress Friday, Obama said the violence against Bur...
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