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Harare : Zimbabwe | Sep 11, 2008 at 5:42 AM PDT
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Negotiations on power sharing in Zimbabwe ended on Wednesday without a deal, but both President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hinted that agreement is very close.

"So far so good," Mugabe told journalists as he emerged from the closed-doors meeting at a hotel in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare.

"Tomorrow [Thursday], we will hopefully sign," he said.

"I must say that very little is left," Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Tsvangirai said, without giving details.

Tsvangirai said that the meeting will reconvene on Thursday afternoon at 2pm GMT to give some time to the chief mediator, South African President Thabo Mbeki, to consult.

Read more on Mail & Guardian website: www.mg.co.za

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Negotiations on power sharing in Zimbabwe ended on Wednesday without a deal, but both President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hinted that agreement is very close. "So far so good," Mugabe told journalists as he emerged from the closed-doors meeting at a hotel in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare. "Tomorrow [Thursday], we will hopefully sign," he said. Full article on Mail & Guardian website
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