Zimbabwe: MDC says no progress, no movement in talks

source: SW Radio Africa
By Violet Gonda
12 April 2010

The MDC-T has said ‘no movement’ has been made in the inter-party negotiations that ended two weeks ago. The National Executive were briefed during a meeting on Friday, on the issues covered in the final report of the Global Political Agreement talks between ZANU PF and the two MDC formations.

Party spokesperson Nelson Chamisa told SW Radio Africa on Monday: “It’s sad to note that there seems to be no progress, no movement on key issues that we have always flagged. That is issues to do with the provincial governors, issues to do with Roy Bennett, and the Attorney General and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s offices. We are still where we were, possibly before President Zuma came to Harare.”

Chamisa said the political parties in the inclusive government have agreed to disagree and the issues are now with the facilitator, South African President Jacob Zuma, and the Southern African Development Community, the guarantors of the Zimbabwean deal.

The political formations have been squabbling since signing the GPA in September 2008 and Zimbabweans are still waiting for an [continue reading]

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