In an interview with the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) on the side-lines of the 38th Sadc summit in Windhoek, at the weekend, President Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe will not cry over the imposition of sanctions by the United States.
President Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe will fully utilise its resources for economic prosperity. He also said the United States is not the only country in the world that Zimbabwe can cooperate with. Said Mnangagwa:
If we are going to cry because some capital elsewhere is imposing sanctions, then we will fail our nation. We must look at the resources which we have and utilise those resources that we have to the maximum for the benefit of our country. Number 2, we are enjoying support from Sadc and we must co-operate with Sadc. Number 3, we enjoy support from the AU. Again we must exploit that support from the continent and succeed. Number 4, we enjoy support from other countries other than America. America is not the only country in the world,” he said. “There are so many other countries – Brazil, co-operating with the BRICS, we have China, Russia, and South Africa. We have India. All these countries are co-operating. Why would we cry?