Possible UN peacekeepers to Burundi

Possible UN peacekeepers to Burundi

World November 12, 2015 09:00

- The United States, Britain and France are in talks with the United Nations on the deployment of a UN peacekeeping force in Burundi. Following the violence in the African country which threatens to result in an ethnic conflict. That diplomats on the basis of anonymity Wednesday told Reuters.

Certainly 240 people have been slain and tens of thousands have fled to neighboring countries because of the violence which began after President Pierre Nkurunziza had announced in April to go for a third term as president. He won the election in July.

The UN is warning Monday for an increase in violence in Burundi. Possible military of the international UN peacekeeping force in neighboring Congo MONUSCO deployed to guard the security in Burundi. Will also consider whether a regional African peacekeeping force can be deployed.

For dispatching UN troops are unanimous approval of the Security Council needed.

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