Minister of international relations Naledi Pandor.
- The SA Jewish Board of Deputies said it is crucial for the South African mission to remain in Israel.
- This in the wake of the recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- South Africa recalled its ambassador to the State of Israel in May 2018.
South Africa is not committing to cutting ties with Israel.
This according to International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.
Responding to a parliamentary question, she reiterated the government’s stance on the matter.
“South Africa has recently issued a number of media statements strongly condemning the actions of the Israeli government, where casualties have been mostly innocent civilians, children, women and the elderly.
Palestinian gather near the rubble of an ice factory and mechanic garages that were destroyed by Israeli airstrikes, in Gaza City.