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Cablegate: Ruling Party Criticizes Zimbabwe Democracy And

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

231418Z Aug 01


UNCLASSIFIED PTQ8202

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FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9538
INFO SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY
NSC WASHDC
AMEMBASSY NAIROBI

UNCLAS HARARE 002497

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/PD (C0X, ROBERTSON), AF/S (DELISI, KRAFT),
AF/P, INR/R/MR

NSC FOR JENDAYI FRAZER

LONDON FOR GURNEY

PARIS FOR BISA WILLIAMS

NAIROBI FOR PFLAUMER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM ZI
SUBJECT: RULING PARTY CRITICIZES ZIMBABWE DEMOCRACY AND
UNCLASSIFIED


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ECONIMIC RECOVERY ACT

1. THE GOVERNMENT-CONTROLLED DAILY "THE HERALD" REPORTS
ON AUGUST 23 THAT THE RULING ZANU PF PARTY WILL PRESENT A
MOTION IN PARLIAMENT ON AUGUST 28 TO "CONDEMN AND OPPOSE"
THE ZIMBABWE DEMOCRACY AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT.

2. UNDER THE HEADLINE "GUMBO TO MOVE MOTION ON ZIMBABWE
DEMOCRACY BILL," ZANU-PF CHIEF WHIP AND MBERENGWA WEST
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT JORAM GUMBO IS QUOTED AS SAYING THAT
THE ZDERA IS "RACIST AND BENT ON UNDERMINING THE
SOVEREIGNTY AND INDEPENDENCE OF ZIMBABWE."

ROTH

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