|SA wants anti-Zim sanctions lifted|
|Friday, 15 June 2012 12:00|
SOUTH Africa wants Western countries to lift the illegal economic sanctions they imposed on Zimbabwe.
on parties in the inclusive Government to speed up resolution of the outstanding issues and hold elections.
Lindiwe Zulu, South African President Jacob Zuma’s foreign policy advisor told Reuters on Thursday.
South Africa is the country most affected by the effects of the illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.
“The fact that the Global Political Agreement does not have an endless life span is pushing them to realise that they don't have the luxury of time anymore,” said Ms Zulu.
Zanu-PF wants the elections to be held this year, while the MDC formations want them sometime next year.
The 2008 March harmonised election failed to produce a clear winner, leading to a rerun that was won by President Mugabe. — Reuters/Herald Reporter