Media Statement

16 February 2019

South Africa condemns attack on Iranian border guards

The South African government has conveyed its sincerest condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran following an unfortunate and barbaric attack that claimed more than 40 lives of Iranian border guards on Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

The South African government condemns the attack in the strongest terms and further invites the international community to guard against any threats to international peace and security.

Enquiries: Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya, mabayan@dirco.gov.za or 083 645 7838

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

 

 

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