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Rep. Bass Issues Statement Regarding Passing of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

June 12, 2020
Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza.

"President Nkurunziza is a former university teacher, he served as the minister of good governance in a transitional administration, then eventually took up Burundi's highest post in 2005.  I would like to offer my condolences to the family and citizens of the country on the loss of President Pierre Nkurunziza."