Official: Burundi Mediation Talks Postponed at Gov't Request

January 5, 2016 4:31 PM

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A Burundi official says talks to bring peace to his country will not resume Wednesday in Tanzania as agreed earlier.

Burundi's ambassador to Uganda Jean Bosco Barege said Tuesday his government has asked for more time to prepare for mediation by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Tanzania. Barege denied reports that the Burundi government had withdrawn from the talks.

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