President Thabo Mbeki to Conclude Visit to Mali ahead of Visit
to Côte D'Ivoire.
Bamako - South African President Thabo Mbeki, accompanied
by Foreign Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will conclude his visit to Mali
today Sunday, 4 December 2005 ahead of his visit to Côte D'Ivoire.
visit to Côte D'Ivoire by Presidents Thabo Mbeki, Olusegan Obasanjo and
Mamadou Tandja follows the meeting in Abidjan on 15 November 2005 during which
the three Presidents held discussions with roleplayers in order to assist the
Côte d'Ivorians find a common candidate for the post of Prime Minister.
decision to nominate a new Prime Minister emanates from the 6 October 2005 AU
Peace and Security Council Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Issued by Ronnie
Mamoepa on 082 990 4853.
Department of Foreign Affairs
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