Rwandan Government Refute Claims on Supporting Rebels to Oust Burundi’s Nkurunziza


Rwandan government has denies claims that it has been supporting rebels in order to oust Burundi’s President, Pierre Nkurunziza and his government.

Rwandan government dismissed charges that it supports rebels in neighbouring Burundi by providing training, financial and logistical support to cause violence and forcibly remove President Nkurunziza from power.

In a new report says Rwanda continues supporting rebels since the beginning of this year contradicting findings from Western officials who in the recent moths have said Rwanda ceased supporting Burundian rebels last year.

Burundi plunged into violence after Nkurunziza announced his third bid to be president of Burundi. The announcement caused displeasure from the opposition.

However, Nkurunziaza won the election, his opponent tried a coup but it failed. The 29 people involved in the coup plot have been jailed by the Burundian Supreme court.

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