This file photo taken on June 28, 2015 shows a Burundian soldier patrolling during the construction of several marquees on the outskirt of Musaga neighborhood in Bujumbura. / AFP / MARCO LONGARI
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Rival Burundi factions traveled to Uganda Sunday ahead of talks aimed at ending months of violence, diplomats said, as the African Union pushes the government to accept a peacekeeping force.However, Burundi's government has so far refused to hold talks with CNARED, calling it a "terrorist organisation" and accusing it of being behind a failed coup in May as well as ongoing attacks on security forces.The government has termed the proposed peacekeepers an "invasion force" and on Saturday, pro-government crowds marched through the streets of Burundi's capital Bujumbura to show their opposition to it.
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