Zimbabwe’s opposition to withdraw from election

June 22nd, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Harare, June 22 (DPA) Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), has decided to withdraw from the presidential run-off elections June 27, party sources said Sunday. The decision was made Sunday morning at a meeting of the pro-democracy party’s national executive in Harare, said the source, asking not to be named.

He said the decision would be announced by Morgan Tsvangirai, the MDC’s leader and its candidate in the elections, early Sunday afternoon.

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