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President Zuma to visit the Republic of Congo for a meeting of the AU High-Level Committee on Libya

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President Jacob Zuma will undertake a Working Visit to Brazzaville, in the Republic of Congo, to take part in the meeting of the African Union (AU) High Level Committee Meeting on Libya, to be convened on 09 September 2017.
The High Level Committee is chaired by His Excellency Denis Sassou N’Guesso, President of the Republic of the Congo, and includes the Heads of State and Government of Algeria, Egypt, Mauritania, Uganda and South Africa.
The meeting of the High Level Committee forms part of efforts towards finding a lasting solution to the prevailing conflict in Libya.
As a member of the High Level Committee on Libya, South Africa supports all efforts of the African Union aimed at bringing about a peaceful resolution to the Libyan crisis.
President Zuma has said that "South Africa remains ready to assist Libya in Post-Reconstruction and Development efforts and to share our country’s experiences in reconciliation, constitution-building and the democratic transformation of the state."
"Furthermore, South Africa reiterates the importance of coordinated and harmonised international engagement in Libya," the President added.

Enquiries: Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on 082 308 9373  

Issued by: The Presidency