CORRECTS REFERENCE TO THE DATE OF THE ELECTIONS Zimbabwean police officers take part in a pass-out parade attended by President Robert Mugabe, not pictured, in Harare, Thursday, June,

 

              CORRECTS REFERENCE TO THE DATE OF THE ELECTIONS  Zimbabwean police officers take part in a pass-out parade attended by President Robert Mugabe, not pictured, in Harare, Thursday, June,
CORRECTS REFERENCE TO THE DATE OF THE ELECTIONS Zimbabwean police officers take part in a pass-out parade attended by President Robert Mugabe, not pictured, in Harare, Thursday, June, 13, 2013. Zimbabwe's prime minister says has received a letter from the President Robert Mugabe saying elections will go ahead on July 31. The communication is the latest development in a standoff between the two leaders over when to hold the long-awaited vote. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said Thursday that Mugabe should have shown "mere courtesy" by consulting him on the issue. Mugabe was forced by regional leaders to form a coalition government with former opposition leader Tsvangirai after violent and disputed elections in 2008. The longtime president he is abiding by a court ruling calling for the vote to go ahead. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)