Zuma at SADC troika meeting

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iol news pic Zuma-SADC TROIKA SUMMIT 2013 GCIS President Jacob Zuma with Charg� dAffaires to the United Repulic of Tannzania Terry Govender on his arrival at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam to attend the Organ SADC TROIKA Summit of the Heads of State and Government.

Dar es Salaam - President Jacob Zuma arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for a Southern African Development Community (SADC) extraordinary troika summit on Thursday, his office said.

“The summit is expected to consider reports on the recent developments in Madagascar, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe,” presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement.

Zuma, who was leading the South African government's delegation, was supported by International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Tanzania chairs the SADC organ tasked with politics, defence, security and co-operation. SADC chair, Mozambique, would also participate.

Maharaj said the meeting would provide an opportunity for the countries' leaders to be briefed on the implementation of decisions made at the last extraordinary SADC summit, which was held last month. - Sapa

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