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South Africa sends a message of condolence to New Zealand following the mosque attacks

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On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa sent a message of condolence to the government and the people of New Zealand following the massacre that took place at two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March 2019.

“The Government and the people of South Africa convey their deepest condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones and wish all the injured a speedy recovery.

The South African Diplomatic Mission in Wellington has been directed to provide consular assistance and support to any South Africans affected” said President Ramaphosa.

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707 

Issued by: The Presidency