Security Messages for U.S. Citizens
The U.S. Embassy in Burundi constantly reviews its security posture and makes changes based on current situations. At this time, the Embassy has removed its curfew for mission personnel and is not restricting movement within Bujumbura during daylight hours.
The U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura will be closed July 21, during the presidential election. The U.S. Embassy has restricted travel for its personnel during this time as a security precaution. U.S. citizens should likewise exercise caution and limit travel during this period.
Secretary Kerry: Threat of ISIS
In a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries, including the United States. What’s needed to confront its nihilistic vision and genocidal agenda is a global coalition using political, humanitarian, economic, law enforcement and intelligence tools to support military force.
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