We want our troops back home—Kwape


With the cost of war mounting towards half a billion and Botswana Defence Force (BDF) members returning home from Mozambique in flag-draped coffins, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Lemogang Kwape says they want nothing more than having the troops back home.

Speaking to the media this week, Kwape said their wish is for the BDF soldiers to return home but indicated that Botswana cannot turn its back on Mozambique when the situation is as it is.

He said they do not want to be labelled as people who decamped before the war was won. He said Botswana soldiers' stay in Mozambique has been extended to the beginning of August and that is when the Heads of State will decide the next move.

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