Security Messages for U.S. Citizens
The U.S. Embassy strongly recommends avoiding the areas where memorial activities for Adolphe Nishimirimana will take place tomorrow morning, specifically the neighborhoods of Kigobe and Kamenge.
As a security precaution, the Embassy has advised its mission personnel to minimize movement in the capital of Bujumbura. U.S. citizens in Bujumbura are advised to do the same until further notice.
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.
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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