HEADLINE May spokesman: Mugabe has lost people's support

HEADLINE

May spokesman: Mugabe has lost people's support

AP

20:53, November 20, 2017

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Demonstrators hold anti-Mugabe placards and shout slogans during a protest march demanding the resignation of Zimbabwe's president on November 18 in Harare. (Photo: VCG)

British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says Robert Mugabe has lost the support of Zimbabwe's people.

James Slack says that "we don't yet know how developments in Zimbabwe are going to play out. What does appear clear is that Mugabe has lost the support of the people and of his party."

Slack told reporters that Britain "would appeal for everyone to refrain from violence and hope to see a peaceful and swift resolution to the situation."

Mugabe ignored a midday deadline by the ruling party to resign and now faces impeachment.

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