Commonwealth 'to re-admit' Zimbabwe
Posted: Monday, February 10, 2003
(BBC) Australia, Nigeria and South Africa are the three countries in the "troika" named by the Commonwealth to oversee its response to the situation in Zimbabwe, and which pressed for its suspension from the organisation last year.
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They were due to meet next month to review Zimbabwe's suspension from the Commonwealth committees.
But the decision by Nigeria and South Africa to cancel the meeting would effectively see Zimbabwe readmitted to the 54-nation grouping of mainly former British colonies, Mr Howard admitted.
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