President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Maputo, Mozambique to participate in the SADC Summit on terrorism and violent extremism in the Republic’s Cabo Delgado Province, said to be incited by Islamic militants.
President Cyril Ramaphosa departed for the Republic of Mozambique on Wednesday, 23 June 2021, to participate in the Extraordinary Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The summit is due to commence later in the day.
The summit is expected to address the proposed SADC regional response and support to the Republic of Mozambique, which has been experiencing terrorism and acts of violent extremism in the Cabo Delgado Province. The terrorist attacks in the province are related to ongoing conflict by Islamic militants.
The summit is a follow-up to the Extraordinary SADC Troika Summit, which took place in the country on 27 May 2021. The president is accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, as well as the Minister of State Security, Ayanda Dlodlo.
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President @CyrilRamaphosa has arrived in Maputo, the Republic of Mozambique to participate in the Extraordinary Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) scheduled for later today, Wednesday, 23 June 2021. https://t.co/3w0DoN2Egi
— Presidency | South Africa 🇿🇦 (@PresidencyZA) June 23, 2021