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AU calls for lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

Posted by seumasach on August 28, 2013

“The British and the US have been exerting pressure on anyone they assumed could have a decision on Zimbabwe’s elections. The decision by the PSC showed that African institutions are resisting external interference in their quest to deliver African solutions to African problems,”

Africa: Sanctions Must Go Now – AU . . . Embargo Must Go Unconditionally, All Must Respect Poll Results, Western Lobby Hits Brick Wall


28th August, 2013

THE African Union Peace and Security Council has called for the immediate and unconditional lifting of the West’s illegal economic sanctions against Zimbabwe to foster socio-economic recovery. The 15-member PSC, the only organ mandated to enforce union decisions, spoke in the wake of condescending pronouncements from the Anglo-Saxon alliance that comprises the US, Britain and its dominions — the erstwhile penal colony of Australia and Canada — that they would maintain their sanctions, claiming the July 31 harmonised elections were not free and fair.

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