“Mr. Robert Mugabe must resign, step down immediately in line with the national sentiment and expectation, taking full regard of his legacy and contribution to Zimbabwe, pre and post Zimbabwe,” said Tsvangirai, who returned this week from South Africa where he is being treated for cancer.
“Apparently, some of my sources indicate that they are wanting Mr. Mugabe to remain in authority until December and then he will retire and handover to another president. I believe that his wife, this is supposed to be one of the deals, will remove herself from the running .."
In a statement, senators Chris Coons (Democrat Delaware), Jeff Flake (Republican - Arizona), Cory Booker (Democrat -New Jersey), and Johnny Isakson (Republican Georgia), said the military should protect all citizens and adhere to democratic processes.