On the Passing of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

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U.S Department of State
Press Statement
Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson
June 10, 2020


The United States extends its condolences to those mourning the loss of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza.  We remain a committed partner and friend to the Burundian people.  Following a peaceful transition to President-elect Evariste Ndayishimiye, we look forward to working with him and the new government.  We reaffirm our support for Burundi’s aspirations for a more democratic, prosperous, peaceful future.

This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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