The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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Press Release
Jean Asselborn welcomes efforts for a cease-fire in Burundi

Date of release : 23-05-2005

Policy area : General Affairs and External Relations

Event : General Affairs and External Relations Council


At the end of the General Affairs and External Relations Council of May 23 on the topic of Burundi, Jean Asselborn, current President of the European Council, stated:

"We welcome the signing of a joint press release by the Burundi government and the FNL (National Liberation Force) on May 15 last on a cessation of hostilities between the two camps, and have launched an appeal to all parties in Burundi to continue working towards a permanent cease-fire and an inclusive peace process."


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