Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Ashdown; 'Conditions not in place' for intervention in Zimbabwe

. Politics Home is reporting that Paddy Ashdown has spoken out strongly against military intervention in Zimbabwe. He said that the;

"conditions for military intervention were NOT in place - if any such intervention in the future would be necessary, then it would be up to the African Union, not Britian."

and felt he felt there was a "diplomatic game to be played". He also hints Mugabe may be the least of anybodies worries;

"It isn't Mugabe, but the people who are behind him - maybe even holding him metaphorically prisoner - who we have to worry about."


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