France is closely following events in Zimbabwe, says Paris

Zimbabwe – Press briefing by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson (excerpt)

Paris, 15 November 2017


Q. – What is your response to the army takeover in Zimbabwe?

THE SPOKESPERSON – France, along with its partners, and particularly its European partners, is closely following events in Zimbabwe.

We reiterate our commitment to constitutional order and respect for the legitimate aspirations of the Zimbabwean people. We encourage all parties to seek a solution within this framework, without resorting to violence.

Very early this morning, our embassy issued security instructions to our compatriots living and travelling in Zimbabwe. As a precautionary measure, the French school is closed today. (…)./.

publie le 16/11/2017

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