Brussels lifts restrictions on Zimbabwe aid
Tuesday 24 July 2012
The European Union has lifted restrictions on aid to Zimbabwe and held out the prospect of removing sanctions from Zimbabwean officials to encourage political reform – though not from President Robert Mugabe and his inner circle.
EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels lifted the aid restrictions with immediate effect but said a broader relaxation of sanctions would depend on a referendum on constitutional changes due to be held this year being "peaceful and credible". REUTERS
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