President Geingob says SADC regards Zimbabwe a sovereign state capable of solving its own challenges

 President Geingob says SADC regards Zimbabwe a sovereign state capable of solving its own challenges
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Namibian Presidency

President Hage Geingob says the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will continue regarding Zimbabwe as a sovereign state capable of solving its internal problems without foreign interference.
The SADC Chairperson told NBC News that intervening in that country's internal affairs would be in vain if political parties and supporters are reluctant to work together.
Geingob instead advised the Zimbabweans to hold talks and find a lasting amicable solution to their problems, stressing that the country is a constitutional democracy, guided by genuine laws.
He stressed that SADC's intervention will depend on the willingness of Zimbabweans to settle their own differences.
The Namibian leader said Zimbabwe held elections contested before the Constitutional Court ruled on the dispute that arose from the polls.
He said the processes and instruments should be respected as having ensured that democracy prevailed.
Geingob noted that the Zimbabwean upheaval could spill over into neighbouring countries but remains hopeful of it stabilising soon.
He was responding to questions posed by NBC News before his departure for Ethiopia to attend the African Union Summit.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa will brief the AU about the situation in his country.