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Zimbabwe defends bet army at protests

HARARE – The Zimbabwean authorities have the commitment defended by the army during protests in the capital, Harare. There were oppositieaanhangers with security forces. A police spokeswoman said that the help of the armed forces is requested because the police, the situation could not cope.

Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi (Justice) had earlier indicated that the army was called out to the police to assist. The soldiers acted according to the minister as an ,,army for the people” to the peace and safety to restore. The soldiers are in accordance with Ziyambi not called to intimidate opposition groups.

The protests followed on the news that said the ZIMBABWEAN-PF in the elections a two-thirds majority in the parliament has been captured. The results of the presidential election late in the meantime. Oppositieaanhangers not trust it and think that it is cheated.

Demonstrators threw stones and blocked streets in Harare. Witnesses say that one person is shot to death by soldiers. Secretary-general António Guterres of the UN, the Zimbabwean leaders and the people, called for calm and the election results to wait for.

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