June 29, 2008 / 11:31 AM / 11 years ago

Tsvangirai rejects invitation to Mugabe inauguration

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Sunday rejected a government invitation to the inauguration of President Robert Mugabe for a new term and called on Africa not to recognize his re-election.

“Well, you know that the whole inauguration is meaningless as far as I’m concerned, so I can’t give support to an exercise I’m totally opposed to... the whole world has condemned it, the Zimbabwean people will not give this exercise legitimacy and support,” Tsvangirai told Reuters.

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