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‘Breakthrough’ for Burundi peace

May 12, 2005

Bujumbura, Burundi - A new interior minister has been appointed in Burundi - removing a major obstacle to the peace process.

Jean-Marie Ngendahayo, a Tutsi, was named by President Domitien Ndayizeye, who backed down after originally saying the post was reserved for a Hutu.

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