16 November 2017

South Africa: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Chairs Ministerial Meeting of SADC Organ On Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, 16 Nov

press release

The Ministerial meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation will meet today, 16 November 2017, in Gaborone, Botswana to discuss the unfolding political developments in the Republic of Zimbabwe.

The meeting will be attended by Ministers from Angola, Zambia, Tanzania and South Africa. It will be co-chaired by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa and the Angolan Defence Minister. It is expected that the Ministers will make recommendations to the Heads of State and Government on the political situation in Zimbabwe.

President Jacob Zuma will visit Botswana later today to attend the 4th Bi-National Commission session between South Africa and Botswana that will take place tomorrow morning, 17 November 2017.

Issued by: The Presidency

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