Govt expels Cuban Ambassador for attending and addressing Opposition Party
Lusaka-Sunday 1st April 2018
President Edgar Lungu has expelled the Cuban Ambassador accredited to Zambia.
On Saturday Cuban Ambassador to Zambia Nelson Pages Vilas, graced the launch of the Socialist Party in Zambia.
In what he described as a Revolutionary greeting, the Ambassador said his government was wishing the Socialist Party in Zambia all the best.
But President Lungu said Ambassador Pages-Vilas has breached diplomatic ethics, practice and standards by his action.
President Lungu was speaking through his Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda when he addressed the media at Taj Pamodzi Hotel