South Africa has taken note of elections in Ivory Coast
The South African Government has noted the pronouncements of the Electoral Commission and the Constitutional Council on the outcomes of the election in Ivory Coast and continues to monitor developments as they unfold in that country.
The South African Government welcomes the urgent convening of an extraordinary session of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC) in Addis Ababa to deliberate on this matter.
South Africa will take into consideration the outcome of the discussions of the AU PSC and other factors before pronouncing its position.
For further information please contact DIRCO’s Spokesperson, Mr Clayson Monyela, on 082 806 7405.
Issued by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
4 December 2010