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S Africa ‘appalled’ by Israel’s African Union observer status

By AFP
July 29, 2021

Johannesburg: South Africa on Wednesday vehemently objected to last week’s "unilateral" decision by the African Union Commission to grant Israel an official observer status at the continental organisation. In a strongly worded statement, the continental powerhouse, which last year held the annually rotating AU presidency, said it "is appalled at the unjust and unwarranted decision of the AU Commission to grant Israel observer status in the African Union".