In his first sit down interview with British media in almost ten years Robert Mugabe has blamed Britain for Zimbabwe's problems.
The Zimbabwe President was speaking ahead of tomorrow's elections which will see Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai attempt, for a third time, to unseat the controversial leader.
Speaking in Harare, President Mugabe spoke of his "condemnation by us of Britain and mainly of the government of Mr Blair - he's the one who caused it, he didn't want dialogue - and then we wondered what sort of government it was that would prefer to impose sanctions on us."
Mugabe is aiming to extend his 33 year hold on power after leading the former Rhodesia to independence from Britain in 1980.
Rohit Kachroo describes his rare opportunity to interview President Robert Mugabe at Zimbabwe’s State House.
On the eve of polling in Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe gives his first in-depth interview with British television in years to ITV News.