|Tsvangirai in Copac draft summersault|
|Thursday, 13 September 2012 00:00|
Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter
to the Global Political Agreement have to meet to discuss the Copac draft Constitution.
Mr Tsvangirai had in the past weeks insisted that principals could not renegotiate a document agreed by people with their delegated authority.
He told reporters during his monthly Press briefing recently that since the document was signed by representatives of all parties in the inclusive Government, it was supposed to be taken to the Second All Stakeholders Conference in its current form.
Second All Stakeholders Conference after which a referendum should follow.
However, Mr Tsvangirai made a major shift on his position and told an American pirate radio station, Studio 7, that principals have to meet over the draft.
The draft is now at the level of principals namely President Mugabe, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara.
MDC-T sources said their party was really desperate to make changes to the Copac draft at the remaining stages of the Constitution-making process.
“As you can see, after Cabinet on Tuesday, he (Mr Tsvangirai) waited for long to meet President Mugabe over the draft,” said the source.