Zuma calls for AU-EU relations to undergo radical change
Leaders from Europe and Africa are holding their first joint summit in the Ivory Coast.
PRETORIA - Leaders from Europe and Africa are holding their first joint summit in the Ivory Coast.
Meanwhile, President Jacob Zuma's calling for the model of Africa-Europe relations to undergo a radical change.
Addressing the summit in Abidjan, Zuma said the new equal partnership must encompass migration, peace and security and youth development.
These are the central themes of the gathering of more than 80 leaders from the neighbouring continents.
Zumas condemned those engaged in modern slavery involving migrants detained in Libya.
He has called for strong support for Libya in combating this evil, without criticising the transitional government in Tripoli for failing to stop it.
President Jacob Zuma, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Prime of Minister of Algeria, Abdelmalek Sellal at the Fifth African Union-European Union Summit which is taking place in Abidjan, the Republic of Cote D'Ivoire. pic.twitter.com/ONCctAOKpr— South African Gov (@GovernmentZA) November 30, 2017
(Edited by Shimoney Regter)