Real Reason Powerful African President Barred from Attending Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral Reveals
Staff, 2022-09-17 15:46:06,
- King Charles III has shunned the request of the Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, September 19
- Buckingham Palace, in a statement, cited the violation and abuse of human rights in the country that Mnangagwa administers
- The president, in an earlier condolence message to King Charles II, requested permission to attend the funeral from the king
The request of Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II has been denied by King Charles III.
According to The Punch, The Zimbabwean President had earlier requested to attend the Queen’s funeral in a condolence letter.
Mnangagwa was not included in the list of invited world leaders to the lying-in-state by Buckingham Palace.
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Charles III, in a statement by the deputy to the senior correspondence officer, Miss Jannie Vine, stated that the request of the Zimbabwean President was denied due to the report of violation of human rights in his country.
The statement reads in part, “His Majesty King Charles III, has asked me to inform you that President Mnangagwa’s request cannot be granted as it would go against the restrictions, including those…
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