Security tops agenda as Jonathan, Zuma hold closed door meeting


ABUJA — President Goodluck Jonathan and his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, yesterday, held a closed door meeting where they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries as well as the security situation on the African continent.

President Zuma, who addressed State House correspondents after the one and a half hours meeting, said: “Some of the issues raised were issues of security of the continent. As you know there have been some difficulties in a number of  countries. We touched upon those issues and will certainly take the issues further when we meet in South Africa.

“We are here to consult on matters related to the two countries and the African continent. As you know, very soon His Excellency, the President will be in South Africa on a state visit and, therefore, a lot of other issues will necessarily be dealt with.

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