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To Marrack Goulding : SitRep No 015/94

Card Number 19244

Number
19244
Author
Ould-Abdallah, Ahmedou
Date
Thursday April 7, 1994
Yyyymmdd
19940407
Title
To Marrack Goulding : SitRep No 015/94
Cote
No 015/94
Size
271670 bytes
Pages nb.
4
Source
ONU
Type
Document diplomatique, TD
Language
EN
Abstract
In his fax dated on April 7th 1994 to Marrack Goulding, Under-secretary general of the United Nations for political affairs, Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, Special representant of the Secretary general for Burundi, told he was warned of the crash/attempt on Wednesday 6 April at 9:30 p.m. (2:30 New York time). This accident was not directed to the Burundi President. Unlike his colleage in Rwanda, he organized on the spot a meeting with the speaker of the Parliament, the Prime minister, the Army chief of staff to avoid a political vacuum.
Comment
The Burundian Army chief of staff, Jean Bikomagu, didn't take part to the Dar Es-Salaam summit which addressed Burundi political situation. This summit was not an excuse to lure the President Habyarimana into a trap.