Britain, US express concern over Zimbabwe chaos

Britain's minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, says she is "deeply concerned" about the deadly violence in Zimbabwe's capital and she calls on political leaders to ensure calm and restraint "at this critical moment". 

Her statement on Twitter also urges British citizens in Zimbabwe to check for travel alerts on the changing situation.

See Tweet below

The US Embassy in Harare also has issued a statement urging Americans to avoid the central business district after Wednesday's chaos in which the military entered downtown Harare and opened fire to disperse opposition supporters.

The US statement says, "the political situation in Zimbabwe remains uncertain."


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