The Secretary-General met today with H.E Joseph Butore, Second Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi. The Secretary-General said that he remained very concerned about the situation in the country. He recalled that the crisis can only be addressed through an inclusive and sustainable political process fully supported by the region and the international community.
The Secretary-General urged the Government of Burundi to remain open and transparent with regard to the situation in the country. The Secretary-General also raised the security as well as the human rights and humanitarian situation in Burundi.