'Once Trump's your president, you'll wish you'd been friendlier to me' Mugabe warns US

'Once Trump's your president, you'll wish you'd been friendlier to me' Mugabe warns US
Published: 2016 July 30 07:55:15 (13994 Views)
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly supported Donald Trump for president of the US.

During an interview with Politico, Delaware Senator Chris Coons revisited a recent conversation with Mugabe, during which he raised the issue of U.S. sanctions on Zimbabwe for Mugabe's human-rights infractions.



"This produced a very awkward silence," Coons recalled, after which, Mugabe reportedly told him, "What about that Donald Trump, huh? Once he's your president, you'll wish you'd been friendlier to me."

Mugabe's meaning—whether he meant Trump would be friendlier to a Zimbabwean dictator, or that the U.S. would suffer under Trump—remains unclear.






Source - The Daily Beast

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