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SADC leaders send technical team to Mozambique

Through Siyabonga Mkhwanazi 27 min ago

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Leaders of the South African Development Community (SADC) sent a technical team to Mozambique to try to counter the insurgency.

This follows a SADC Troika meeting in Maputo on Thursday after the events of the past few weeks in which a number of people were killed.

In a statement, regional leaders also called for proportionate action against the attacks in Mozambique.

President Cyril Ramaphosa traveled to Mozambique to join his fellow regional leaders as they planned how to handle the violent insurgent attacks.

In the statement released after the extraordinary meeting of the SADC double troika, regional leaders spoke out against the attacks and called for action.

This was after the leaders received a report on the security situation in Mozambique.

“The double troika summit led an immediate technical deployment in the Republic of Mozambique and the convening of an extraordinary meeting of the ministerial committee of the body before April 28, 2021 which will report to the extraordinary troika summit on April 29” , indicates the press release. .

Regional leaders have also spoken out against the terrorist attacks in Mozambique.

“The Double Troika Summit received a report from the body’s troika on the security situation in Mozambique and noted with concern the acts of terrorism perpetrated against innocent civilians, women and children in some of the districts of the province of Cabo Delgado in the Republic of Mozambique; condemned the terrorist attacks in the strongest terms; and asserted that such heinous attacks could not be allowed to continue without a proportionate regional response, ”the statement said.

SADC leaders send technical team to Mozambique

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