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One Week Later, Burundi Shows the Statement That It Published in Support of China’s Controversial New Election Law in Hong Kong

Burundi’s official press agency published a flurry of tweets today in both English and French that provide new details on a statement that the government released one week ago in support of China’s controversial new election law in Hong Kong.

Although the statement was officially published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was signed by Foreign Minister Zechiel Nibigira in Bujumbura, the text is almost identical (to the letter) to language that the Chinese government uses to defend its policies in Hong Kong and in other territorial issues along its periphery.

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