Foreign Minister Albert Shingiro, in a post on his Twitter account, stated that the decision to lift the sanctions imposed by the USA was “wise”.
Shingiro also thanked the USA for this decision.
The East African Community (EAC) called on the EU and the US to lift the sanctions imposed on Burundi on June 10 to pave the way for Burundi’s development.
Former President Barack Obama began imposing sanctions on military and security officials in Burundi after the political crisis in 2015 and declared a national emergency.
The United States also imposed sanctions on 11 people, including asset freezes and visa restrictions.