Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe is in the news again and this time it’s a fresh threat to the UN.
Irrespective of the just concluded 71st General Assembly of the United Nations, held in New York, the President has put out this stern warning to the body.
“This year we went to UN as an African committee after we agreed to join hands and speak with one voice on the issue of vetoing power…It’s unfortunate that we had not finished and agreed on our position as the African Union, but I hope all will be fine next year” the President initially spoke; but he went further to state that “…but next year in September if they keep on refusing to accept and give the Africa Union the veto powers we will pull out,“They must not cry foul when countries from these regions pull out and form our own Union…The Union will have countries such as China, India and other Asian countries, and then we have to see that which countries will remain in United Nations”.
CCTV reports that this statement was made at the Harare International Airport upon his return.
Reports has it that the security council currently comprises China, Russia, Britain, France, and the United States while Britain, France and America are said to be frustrating Africa from becoming a member and such has led to this present statement from one of Africa’s influential men.
Source: CCTV Report,