12. Foreign policy
1. The foreign policy of Zimbabwe must be based on the following principles–
a. the promotion and protection of the national interests of Zimbabwe;
b. respect for international law;
c. peaceful co-existence with other nations; and
d. the settlement of international disputes by peaceful means.
2. The State must promote regional and pan-African cultural, economic and
political cooperation and integration and must participate in international and
regional organisations that stand for peace and the well-being and progress of
the region, the continent and humanity.