May 19, 2015 / 9:34 AM / 4 years ago

Burundi poll should be delayed indefinitely: South Africa

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A presidential election due in Burundi next month should be postponed indefinitely until political stability returns, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday, summarizing the outcome of a regional summit in Angola.

The special meeting was convened after a failed coup in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose decision to seek a third term of office has triggered weeks of street protests.

Writing by Duncan Miriri; Editing by Ed Cropley

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