“We are not gays,” President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe informed the United Nations Standard Assembly in New York, Monday. “We reject makes an attempt to prescribe new rights that are opposite to our values, norms, traditions and beliefs,” he mentioned. The remark drew gasps and laughter from the delegates.
On the other hand, Mugabe – who led the militant Zimbabwe Afircan Countrywide Union versus white minority rule in Rhodesia the nineteen sixties and seventies – also drew applause from the viewers soon after he reiterated his nation’s “unwavering” support to the Palestinian people as very well as his condemnation of “destabilisation” policies from exterior powers in the Middle East.
Speaking about the ongoing tragedy in the Mediterranean, the “tragic circumstance could have been avoided as a result of the respect of the independence of other countries and non-interference in inner affairs,” the 91-yr-old Zimbabwean chief included.
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