Museveni had never planned to escort Uhuru to Hague
06 October 2014, 10:29
Kampala - Uganda Government spokesman, Ofwono Opondo, has said President Museveni has never had plans to escort President Uhuru Kenyatta to the Hague court.
During a phone interview, Ofwono Opondo wondered how the head of one country can escort another President to court.
Ofwono said, ''That was a mere rumour. President Museveni has never planned to travel with Uhuru kenyatta to Hague. There is no reason for him to go there.''
Ofwono however said that all the East African community Presidents had resolved that Kenyatta should not go to Hague.
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''All the five EAC Presidents came up with one common stand and that is, Uhuru should not go back to Hague," said Ofwono.
Ugandan Special Presidential Assistant for Communications, Sarah Kagingo also reportedly said President Yoweri Museveni would not travel to The Hague with President Kenyatta though he supports him.
Immediately after the International Criminal Court (ICC) judges ordered for the physical presence of President Kenyatta during the status conference scheduled for Wednesday, news spread on mainstream and social media that African leaders would accompany him to The Hague.
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