The European Union sent twenty-six (26) observers from six different countries led by Pierre Schori to Zimbabwe so as to monitor the presidential elections. However, the EU removed the observers from Zimbabwe on this day.
EU withdraws deployed observers from Zimbabwe18 February 2002 Zimbabwe
Uca.edu. 2021. 46. Rhodesia/Zimbabwe (1964-present). [online] Available at: https://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/sub-saharan-africa-region/rhodesia-zimbabwe-1964-present