SA will vote against Zim sanctions

source: News24
2010-10-19 17:23

Pretoria – South Africa would again vote “no” to UN sanctions against Zimbabwe should the issue return to the agenda of the Security Council during its second term.

“If a similar situation were to arise, South Africa will vote no,” said international relations director general Ayanda Ntsaluba in Pretoria on Tuesday.

He was referring to last term (2007-2008) when South Africa blocked sanctions against Zimbabwe – also voting against resolutions on Myanmar and Iran – “areas which materially we voted wrongly as some people say. We would contest that.”

South Africa surprised many during its first term on [continue reading]


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