Zimbabwe’s president Mnangagwa says US has lost the moral right to sanction nations


The president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has reacted to the riot at the US Capitol Hill

Mnangagwa suggested that the image of the US has been dented by the incident

 The president is displeased with President Donald Trump disposition towards Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the United States has no moral rights to sanction nations in the name of promoting democracy after the riots at the Capitol Hill.

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He tweeted on Thursday, January 7, that the US has subjected Zimbabwe to painful economic sanctions about the country’s democracy.

Mnangagwa then congratulated president-elect Joe Biden on his confirmation as the 46th President of the United States.

He said Zimbabwe is, as it always has been, ready to work together as friends and partners with the U.S for the benefit of both our peoples.

Mnangagwa has been one of the biggest voices to condemn the violent protests on the US Capitol by pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday, January 6.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has for the first time acknowledged Joe Biden as the winner of the US presidential election.

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The US president in a speech on Friday, January 8, released via his Twitter handle, said now that congress has certified the election results, a new administration would be inaugurated on January 20.

He said his focus now is to ensure a smooth and orderly transition of power to the incoming Biden administration.

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