Zimbabwe political crisis: Opposition party Movement for Democratic Change calls for peaceful return to democracy

Zimbabwe’s Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) called for a peaceful return to constitutional democracy on Wednesday after an overnight military coup against 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.

Reuters November 15, 2017 12:32:56 IST
Zimbabwe political crisis: Opposition party Movement for Democratic Change calls for peaceful return to democracy

Harare: Zimbabwe’s Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) called for a peaceful return to constitutional democracy on Wednesday after an overnight military coup against 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.

The MDC, the main political challenger to Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party for the last two decades, also said it hoped the military intervention would lead to the "establishment of a stable, democratic and progressive nation state".

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