ADDIS-ABABA : Burundi's Foreign minister Laurent Kavakure on Monday reiterated his country's support for the Moroccan autonomy initiative in the southern provinces, the Sahara.

“We support Morocco's territorial integrity”, said Kavakure in a press statement following his meeting with his Moroccan peer Saad Dine El Otmani.

Kavakure also said that Morocco is an important partner for Burundi and "we will always side with the Moroccan cause because we believe it is a just cause".

Hailing Morocco’s assistance for Burundi notably in education and training, he noted that his country takes interest in furthering cooperation with the kingdom.