EU Africa summit commences without Mugabe


European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (L) and EU Council president Herman Van Rompuy (C) welcome African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma before the 4th EU-Africa summit.

BRUSSELS - The European Union&39;s ambassador to Zimbabwe said the country has missed out on a chance to address key issues like sanctions.

This comes after Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe refused to attend the summit after his wife Grace was not granted a visa.

African leaders and their Euopean counterparts converged in Brussels to discuss trade relations and peacekeeping.

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