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Russian President Putin storms Africa Submit in August

Russian President Putin storms Africa Submit in August

South Africa’s Department of International Relations hosted a press briefing on Thursday in Johannesburg, following the assertion that Russian President Vladimir Putin would no longer be attending the BRICS summit in August.

During the clicking briefing at the BRICS chairmanship, Deputy Director-General for Asia and Middle East and BRICS Sherpa Anil Sooklal told newshounds that Putin might not “attend the summit bodily, however he’ll attend the summit virtually. He’ll be worried in all the classes in which the leaders are participating.”

He added that the decision could “make sure that we’ve got a distinctly a hit summit in South Africa with [Putin’s] participation virtually.”

The announcement on Wednesday that the Russian chief might not be attending follows months of hypothesis over whether or not he could tour to South Africa. The possibility that Putin could attend posed a diplomatic quandary for South Africa who, as a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), might be obliged to arrest him if he sets foot inside the us of a.

Russian President Putin storms Africa Submit in August

Putin is under arrest warrant from the ICC for alleged struggle crimes related to the warfare in Ukraine.

On Tuesday, prior to the announcement, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said arresting him could be a “statement of battle”.

Moscow denied that it had told South Africa an arrest would suggest struggle however stated it became “clear to all and sundry what [that kind of] infringement against the top of the Russian country could mean”.

Clayson Monyela, Deputy Director-General of Public Diplomacy on the South African Department of International Relations, said at Thursday’s press briefing, “Any try to arrest the president is a declaration of conflict. This is on record. So the president citing that, once more, is not being dramatic or whatever like that.”

 

 

“Secondly, there is no precedent inside the records of a sitting head of kingdom being arrested in another country,” Monyela introduced. “So in case you do that, you’ve got to don’t forget that all options are at the table for that u . S . Whose president you are arresting. If you link the 2, the assertion from Moscow, plus this precedent I’m talking about, our president announcing that in his affidavit is being pragmatic, for my part.”

CREDIT: AFRICA NEWS

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