South Africa asks for calm in Zimbabwe’s political turmoil

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FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009 file photo, Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, right welcomes South African President, Jacob Zuma, left, at Harare International airport. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, file)

South Africa is also closely watching the political crisis unfolding in its northern neighbor of Zimbabwe. South African President Jacob Zuma urges peace and calm, while sending a special envoy to the troubled country.

CGTN’s Angelo Coppola reports from Johannesburg.