MDC-T President, Douglas Mwonzora has called for military intervention from the international community to end the humanitarian crisis in Cabo Delgado.
Speaking in a video statement, Mwonzora said :
War has erupted in North East Mozambique, in the province of Cabo Delgado.
Hundreds of civilians have been killed and over 700,000 civilians have been internally displaced.
Those who have been internally Displaced are suffering hunger, poor access to medical facilities.
The security situation is dire.
In a fortunate development, fter the discovery of natural liquid gas in the province, international investors poured in USD 60 billion.
This was supposed to benefit people Cabo Delgad, the people of Mozambique and the region.
We express our solidarity with the people of Mozambique.
We pay our condolences to those who lost their loved ones due to the attacks.
The MDC is asking the international community to intervene and assist the Mozambican people to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
We also urge the SADC region to assist the Mozambicans to prevent escalation of this war.
It goes without saying, that poverty polarization acrimony hate provide a breeding grounds for optunism.
We therefore, urge , all political actors within the region to adopt a new politics based on tolerance.
Please watch the video above this post for more details.