ANC should revise its choice of friends

2016-10-04 06:00

MORE mud on Russian faces as the Dutch-led investigation into the shooting down of Malaysian flight MH17 two years ago, a proces­s involving sorting through over 1 000 letters, debris, satellite images and studying witness accounts, finds pro-Russia­n rebels in eastern Ukraine, using a Russian-made missile, guilty.

No doubt Russia will deny this, as they did with the shameful pre-Olympic doping saga and continue to do with the ongoing bombing of Aleppo.

Concerning the latter, Pope Francis has declared those who have bombed Aleppo will need to answer to God.

No wonder megalomaniac Vladimir Putin’s wife divorced him as he emerges as the most underhanded and heartless political leader on the planet.

Has the “evil” eye of the murdered mad monk Grigori RasPUTIN found a new home in his namesake 100 years on?

Please ANC, can’t you revise your choices of friends, which included the IRA, and now Russia and China with their poor human rights record? Remember, not only do birds of a feather flock together, but they invariably taint those who nest with them.

Try taking a leaf from newly departed Shimon Peres’s book instead if the ones from Nelson Mandela’s are not good enough for you.

Merrick Hawthorn

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