A photo taken on November 8, 2011 shows Rwandan President Paul Kagame (R) and Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza (L) attending a meeting on Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Kigali, Rwanda. / AFP / STEVE TERRILL
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The European Union, strife-stricken Burundi's biggest aid donor, Monday warned the country could face "appropriate measures" if it does not remedy its human rights record.EU foreign ministers said talks with Burundi under the Cotonou agreement, which lays down strict rules for mutual cooperation including the promotion of human rights, had failed to resolve Brussels' concerns.EU aid programs for Burundi over the period 2014-20 are worth some 430 million euros ($482 million) and any threat to them would be serious for the poor country beset by growing violence.
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