EU:NEW TRAVEL BANS FOR ZIMBABWE


The European Union has added 11 names to its existing list of Zimbabwean officials banned from travelling within its territory. France, which chairs the 27-nation bloc until the end of this year, announced the punitive measure after a meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels.

The EU already bans 160 Zimbabweans – including President Robert Mugabe – alleging human rights infringements. EU ministers also backed a global call for Mr Mugabe to resign.

The names added to the list were not immediately available but they are believed to be mid-level officials. “For those 11, it’s been done,” French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner told reporters.

SOURCED FROM BBC.

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