Zambia Asks Cuba to Recall Envoy Over Opposition 'Support'

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has requested that Cuba recall its ambassador for allegedly expressing support for a new opposition party. Cuban ambassador Nelson Pages Vilas reportedly attended the launch of the 'Socialist Party' in Lusaka and was accused of publicly saying that he supported the party.

Cuban Ambassador Nelson Pages Vila and Socialist Party leader Fred M'membe.

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