HARARE, November 18 — RIA Novosti. Participants of the rally in support for military action in Zimbabwe Harare gathered at a stadium in Highfield, where they will spend some time, the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the event.
The marchers plan to unite in Highfield with new members, after which in the evening will go to the residence of the President of the country.
According to the correspondent, to the stadium already came a few trucks with soldiers.
Earlier it was reported that the military had taken control of the television station in the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare, and the residence of President Robert Mugabe. On the streets there were armored vehicles. Mugabe in a telephone conversation with his counterpart of South Africa Jacob Zuma confirmed that the military is holding him under house arrest.
It was also reported that the wife and probable successor of President grace Mugabe fled the country, and dismissed Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has returned to the capital to lead the government. Earlier, eight of the ten provincial coordinating committees of the party (PCC) called on Mugabe to resign as President, and the President and first Secretary of the party.
As passed the correspondent of RIA Novosti, in Harare remains calm, periodically meet military patrols and armored cars, the streets near the government agencies blocked.
Participants in the March for the resignation of President Mugabe in Zimbabwe. 18 Nov 2017