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Secretary-General Condemns Violence at Rally Attended by Zimbabwe President


24 June 2018

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General was disturbed at the news that an explosion took place on 23 June, during a ZANU-PF rally in Bulawayo in which President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa and other party officials were present.

The Secretary-General condemns such acts of violence and calls for the perpetrators to be brought to justice.  He wishes the injured a quick recovery.

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