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Zimbabwean President Mugabe agreed to resign
20:37, 19 November 2017
Zimbabwean President Mugabe agreed to resign

Source familiar with the negotiations reported this to Reuters

20:37, 19 November 2017

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Robert Mugabe agreed to resign a few hours after the party "Zimbabwean African National Union - Patriotic Front" deprived him of his leadership, Reuters informs.

This was reported to the agency by a source familiar with the negotiations. He added that the Zimbabwean military are working on a statement about the resignation of Mugabe without specifying details.

ZBC State TV Company of the country reported that Mugabe will soon speak to the nation.

As reported, today Mugabe was dismissed from the post of the leader of the ruling party "Zimbabwean African National Union - Patriotic Front" (ZANS-PF), his place was taken by Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom Mugabe dismissed two weeks ago.

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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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