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S.Africa’s Zuma says Zimbabwe takeover should not lead to unconstitutional govt

PUBLISHED: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:06:12 GMT

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South African President Jacob Zuma expressed hope on Wednesday that there would not be unconstitutional changes of government in Zimbabwe after the military seized power in Harare.

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 27JAN10 – Jacob G. Zuma, President of South Africa, speaks at the Opening Media Lunch ‘World Cup 2010 – before the kick-off’ during the Annual Meeting 2010 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 27, 2010 at the Central Sport Hotel. Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo by Michael Wuertenberg

Zuma also called for the Zimbabwean government and army to resolve their differences amicably and said the Southern African Development Community, on whose behalf Zuma was speaking, was ready to help resolve the impasse in Zimbabwe.

Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by James Macharia