02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Zimbabwe Opposition Rejects Power-Sharing Deal With Mugabe

Pretoria - Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on Tuesday blasted as "malicious" assurances given by southern African leaders at the end of a 12-hour summit that the party had agreed to join President Robert Mugabe in a power-sharing government.

"It's completely malicious," a spokesperson for MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa after South African President Kgalema Motlanthe told reporters that Zimbabwe's four-month-long political impasse had been resolved.

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