Tsvangirai will not attend talks on power-sharing deal
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Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will not attend a summit on his country's faltering power-sharing agreement because he was denied a passport, a spokesman for his MDC party has said.
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"He is not going. He was denied a passport," Movement for Democratic Change spokesman Nelson Chamisa told Reuters.
The meeting of the heads of state of
An MDC official said Tsvangirai was given an emergency travel document on Sunday valid only for
"There is no way you can expect him to be in
There were signs of failure before the summit kicked off.
The MDC said on Monday events in the past 24 hours had made it extremely difficult to believe in the current mediation process to end a deadlock in negotiations on forming a cabinet.
"There have been developments in the past 24 hours that make it incredibly difficult for the MDC to have confidence in the current mediation process. Their faith and hope in the current mediation process and its ability to deliver a solution to the people of
Tsvangirai said on Sunday that he believed the parties would finalise a power-sharing deal at the meeting.
A power-sharing agreement, mediated by former South African president Thabo Mbeki, may be
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