His Excellency the President and ZANU PF First Secretary Cde E. D Mnangagwa has reiterated his call for the unconditional removal of the illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe.
President Mnangagwa said this whilst addressing Politburo members during the 355th Ordinary Session of the Politburo yesterday.
Zimbabwe has been under sanctions for two decades and they have affected the economy and livelihood of Zimbabwean Citizens. Zimbabwe has been joined by SADC member states in calling for the removal of sanctions.
“The ordinary session also coincides with the scaling up of preparations for the Anti-Sanctions Day to be held on 25 October 2021. Our Party and Government will be joined by other SADC member states as we amplify our unequivocal calls for the unconditional removal of the illegal sanctions on our beloved country.
“The sanctions are illegal, unjustified, counter-productive and continue to hinder the people of Zimbabwe from enjoying their fundamental human rights to enjoy sovereignty, independence, unfettered development and prosperity.
“Meanwhile, I commend the nation, particularly our young people who continue to resist the use of these sanctions and other manoeuvres as tools for regime change,” President Mnangagwa said.
President Mnangagwa went on to encourage people to remain united and peaceful as they defend Zimbabwe's national interests.
“The deep scars of colonial oppression, which they carried, are constant reminders for all of us, in the Party and the nation at large, to remain united and peacefully defend the national interest of our great mother country.
“This is more critical as our detractors continue to exhibit their nefarious modus operandi with regards to marring our national image, more so, as we approach the 2023 Harmonised Elections,” His Excellency, President Mnangagwa said.