Foreign Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Arrives in Côte
d'Ivoire Ahead of the Third Ministerial International Working Group Meeting
- South African Foreign Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma today, Saturday, 14
January 2006 touched down in Côte d'Ivoire ahead of the third meeting of
the Ministerial International Working Group on Côte d'Ivoire scheduled for
Sunday, 15 January 2006 in Abidjan.
The visit to Côte d'Ivoire takes
place within the context of the appointment of a new Prime Minister last year,
Charles Konan Banny and the formation of a new Cabinet on 28 December 2005, following
an African Union (AU) mediation process by Presidents Thabo Mbeki, Olusegun Obasanjo
and Mamedou Tandja.
The Ministerial Group is tasked with evaluating, controlling
and monitoring the implementation of the Ivorian Peace Process.
16 January 2006, Minister Dlamini Zuma will join a South African government delegation
led by President Thabo Mbeki to the inauguration of Liberia's President Ellen
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