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news - Zimbabwe's Mugabe Expected to Demand Lifting of Sanctions In UN Address

september 21st, 2009

"President Robert Mugabe was in New York on Monday to attend the United Nations General Assembly where he was scheduled to speak on Friday in an address analysts said is very likely to reiterate his demand that Western targeted sanctions or restrictions be lifted.

Mr. Mugabe flew into New York on Sunday with his wife Grace and several other senior government officials from his ZANU-PF party including Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi. The US travel ban on Mr. Mugabe doesn’t apply to UN events."

MORE: "Zimbabwe's Mugabe Expected to Demand Lifting of Sanctions in UN Address" (VOA)

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