US has no right to 'lecture' Uganda over elections

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

The US should to "fix its own elections" rather than give "lectures" to Uganda about its elections, Ugandan government spokesman Ofwono Opondo has been quoted by the state-linked New Vision as saying.

His comments came after the US said it was considering "targeted options" following elections in Uganda that were marred by "irregularities" and "abuses" by the security forces.

In his response, Mr Opondo said the government would await official communication from the US government.

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