British PM May says Mugabe's resignation gives Zimbabwe a chance to be free | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday Robert Mugabe’s resignation gave Zimbabwe the chance to forge a new path, free from oppression. “The resignation of Robert Mugabe provides Zimbabwe with an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule,” May said. “In recent days, we have seen the desire of the Zimbabwean people for free and fair elections and the opportunity to rebuild the country’s economy under a legitimate government.” May added in a statement that Britain, as “Zimbabwe’s oldest friend”, would do all it could to support the country.

Reuters November 21, 2017 22:45:14 IST
British PM May says Mugabe's resignation gives Zimbabwe a chance to be free | Reuters

British PM May says Mugabes resignation gives Zimbabwe a chance to be free  ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday Robert Mugabe’s resignation gave Zimbabwe the chance to forge a new path, free from oppression. “The resignation of Robert Mugabe provides Zimbabwe with an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule,” May said. “In recent days, we have seen the desire of the Zimbabwean people for free and fair elections and the opportunity to rebuild the country’s economy under a legitimate government.” May added in a statement that Britain, as “Zimbabwe’s oldest friend”, would do all it could to support the country.

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