The Morgan Tsvangirai Wikileaks cables-Part Thirty-Five


601-Namibia said resignation of Mugabe was not the answer

602-Biti said Mugabe and ZANU-PF were stupid not to compromise

603-Botswana said it would only recognise a government where MDC had fair share of power

604-Biti was opposed to GNU under any circumstances

605-SADC gave Mugabe two weeks to swear in Tsvangirai

606-Botswana said Tsvangirai had no authority over MDC

607-Tsvangirai said Mugabe needs me more than I need him

608-Khama was frustrated with Tsvangirai

609-Inclusive government the only game in town

610-US ambassador gave Tsvangirai first task a week before he was sworn in

611-Half the people of Zimbabwe believe outside forces torturing them

612-Tsvangirai said his first order of business was to replace Gono

613-Biti sues Herald for US$500 000

614-Kikwete advised Tsvangirai to join inclusive government

615-Britain considered putting prosecutor on sanctions list

616-Mangoma thought Mugabe and Tsvangirai would have equal powers in NSC

617-Tsvangirai told McGee inclusive government would work

618-Donors set conditions to bail out Tsvangirai and Biti

619-Zambian civil society said Tsvangirai was arrogant and self-serving

620-Tsvangirai challenges ZANU-PF actions

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