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Robert Mugabe confirms date for unity party formation
Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans that the country would by weekend have a unity government.
Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans that the country would by weekend have a unity .
"We discussed the ministries before I left. Only four remain, but there is no deadlock ," Mugabe told reporters at Harare International Airport on his return form a U.N. General Assembly meeting.
He added "We will be setting up government this week, towards the end of the week."
Morgan Tsvangirai, who is set to become prime minister under the deal, at the weekend called for the formation of a power-sharing government "in the next few days" to help end the crisis.
Speaking to scores of Zanu PF supporters at the airport, Mugabe suggested he had no intention of changing his nationalization policies.
"In mining, we will also ensure majority control of all mines," he said.
"There shall never be a reversal of the land reform program but what we want is for the farms to be used productively. We will also be repossessing some farms from those who own two, three farms," Mugabe said