EAC urges Burundi election delay, halt to violence
Sunday May 31 2015
A protestor opposed to Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term holds a road sign reading 'Avenue of Democracy ' during a demonstration in the Buyenzi neighbourhood of Bujumbura on May 26, 2015. PHOTO | CARL DE SOUZA | AFP
But leaders stop short of calling for Nkurunziza to abandon his controversial bid for a third consecutive term.
The summit has been seen as an important opportunity to resolve the crisis.