The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has met with the country representatives of Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA. The parties have made an agreement describing all channels and protocols for diplomatic communications.
The agreement has been signed after the démarche by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu, the department’s Director General Kgabo Mahoai and the Deputy Director General Yolisa Maya.
Earlier, South Africa expressed dissatisfaction with the Heads of Mission of the five countries’ conduct.
“The Heads of the Diplomatic Missions regretted the misunderstanding and further clarified that the discussion paper had been sent to The Presidency to contribute to the dialogue on how South Africa can attract more foreign direct investment,” DIRCO stressed.