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Volume 570: debated on Tuesday 5 March 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What is their latest evaluation of the political, economic, social and security situation in Burundi and what their response will be both bilaterally and multilaterally.

The situation in Burundi remains fragile. We maintain regular contact with the Burundi Government. I met the Burundi Foreign Minister on 22nd February in London and reiterated our concerns over continuing violence. We are giving full support to the efforts of the UN, OAU, regional leaders and the EU to promote political progress.