South African Government's Action regarding the Purchase by
the Zimbabwean Government of Six Chinese-made Karakorum 8 (K-8) Military Trainer
FOR ORAL REPLY
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 17 OF 31 MAY 2005
W J Seremane (DA) to ask the Minister of Foreign Affairs:
Whether the recent
purchase by the Zimbabwean government of six Chinese-made Karakorum 8 (K-8) military
trainer jets will contribute to a regional arms race; if not, why not; if so,
what action does the Government intend taking?
This will not contribute to a regional arms race as there is no arms race taking
place in the region.