Cope to decide on coalitions
Cape Town - The Congress of the People has
not yet decided whether it will enter into coalition agreements with other
parties, a spokesperson for the Mosiuoa Lekota faction said on Monday.
Phillip Dexter said the party's working
committee would meet on Monday and its congress national committee on Tuesday.
"At these meetings we will discuss the
elections and the results and whether we want coalitions," he said.
Dexter said he could not comment on a
possible national coalition agreement with the DA until the meetings were over.
On Monday, Business Day reported the chairperson
of the DA’s federal executive, James Selfe, saying that the DA and Cope were
discussing a national deal that would cover municipalities where coalitions
Dexter also declined to comment on whether
Cope would work with the ANC.
"I cannot make any comment on those
things until the meetings are over. We will release a statement once the
meetings are over," he said.