The “rising risk of violence” in Burundi has forced Belgium to advise its citizens to leave the country, and the EU is also cutting staff levels too.
Belgium says those among about 500 Belgians in the country “whose presence is not essential” should leave.
The EU says it will evacuate temporarily its employees’ “families and part of the non-essential staff”.
The cycle of violence began with protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term.
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