Mnangagwa, Nyusi, Masisi And Lungu In Urgent Extra Ordinary Organ Troika Summit Over Mozambique
19 May 2020
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President Nyusi arrives in Harare

By A Correspondent- President Emmerson Mnangagw,a is today hosting a one day Extra-Ordinary Organ Troika Summit of heads of state and government in Harare. 

Mnangagwa is hosting the extra ordinary summit in his capacity as the chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security.

In a statement yesterday, the Zimbabwean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade noted that the main purpose of the extraordinary summit is to consider the urgent security situation in Mozambique following that country’s formal request to the regional body.

Heads of State who are attending the troika summit are Zambian President, Edgar Chagwa Lungu, Botswana President, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi as well as Mozambique President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi.

Presidents Nyusi and Masisi have since arrived for the summit.

The urgent meeting comes amid disturbances in some parts of Mozambique where gruesome acts have been committed by Islamist terrorists.

Recently, President Mnangagwa held a one-day working meeting with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi in Chimoio, where they discussed the security situation in Cabo Delgado and parts of Mozambique’s Manica and Sofala provinces.

The two leaders shared information and exchanged views on the political and economic situation in their two countries, Sadc, Africa and the world at large.

President Mnangagwa chairs the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security while President Nyusi deputises him.