Ruling party of Zimbabwe to discuss Mugabe’s resignation with military

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mugabe is also to meet the command of the army
12:16, 19 November 2017

112 Agency

The ruling party of Zimbabwe, headed by President Mugabe, is going to meet their leader to discuss his resignation, according to Radio Liberty.

The Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front "(ZANU-PF) is to meet Mugabe on November 19, on the backdrop of mass protests in Harare demanding the resignation.

The state TV channel also informed that the president is to meet the command of the army, while the unconfirmed information is that the 93-year-old president has already left the country.

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As we reported earlier, Zimbabwe's "military has seized state TV and blocked off access to government offices in the capital Harare. In a televised address early on Wednesday morning, military spokesperson, Major General SB Moyo, said the army was seeking to "pacify a degenerating, social, and economic situation" in the country. "There’s information that the President’s wife Grace Mugabe might have fled the country after the military takeover started.

Mugabe made his first public appearance after the takeover on Friday, Nov. 17. Then on Nov. 19, thousands of people gathered in Harare to demand the president’s resignation.

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