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Uganda rules out sending troops to Burundi - Prime Minister| Reuters

May 22, 2015    

NEW YORK Uganda, which has sent its troops to address regional instability in South Sudan and Somalia, is not considering putting any of its soldiers on the ground in Burundi where political unrest spurred an attempted coup on May 13."There are not plans for military intervention in Burundi," Ruhakana Rugunda, told Reuters in an interview on Thursday.Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid to run for a third term has triggered street protests. Opponents say such a move is unconstitutional and undermines a peace deal that ended civil war in 2005."Events in Burundi are unfort...

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