Zuma to attend CAR summit

2013-03-30 11:31
President Jacob Zuma (Picture: GCIS)

President Jacob Zuma (Picture: GCIS)

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Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma is set to attend the Extra-ordinary Summit of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) to discuss developments in the Central African Republic, on Wednesday.

Zuma will be accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of State Security Dr Siyabonga Cwele and the Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Maphisa Nqakula.

The Summit has been convened by the chairperson of ECCAS, Idriss Dby, the President of Chad.

Zuma will also address the memorial service in honour of the 13 South African soldiers who died in Bangui on Tuesday, 2 April.

Mac Maharaj, spokesperson for the president said: “The President once again extends his sincere condolences to the families and relatives at this difficult time.”

- SAPA
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