Security Council mission holds high-level talks in Burundi

A delegation of the Security Council that is currently on a trip to the Great Lakes region of Africa held talks with the Burundian leaders in Bujumbura today, underscoring the Council's awareness of the link between the situations in Burundi and in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Burundi: UN humanitarian relief official welcomes release of seized aid workers

Welcoming the release of several aid workers kidnapped earlier this month in Burundi, a top United Nations humanitarian official today stressed the need for steps to protect relief personnel worldwide.