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The National and Provincial Elections in the Republic of South Africa
(Statement by Press Secretary KOBAYASHI Maki)

June 3, 2024
  1. Japan welcomes that the seventh general elections (National and Provincial Elections) since the country achieved democracy in 1994 were conducted in a fair, neutral and peaceful manner on May 29 in the Republic of South Africa.
  2. Japan hopes that the election of President in the National Assembly and the formation of a new government will proceed smoothly based on the results of these elections.
  3. Japan will support South Africa's efforts for further development under democracy, and continue to work together with South Africa, which will hold the G20 Presidency from December this year, to resolve regional and international challenges.

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