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'Disappointed' South Africa summons US envoy for Trump tweet

 

August 24, 2018



JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government said Friday it had summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country to "convey the unhappiness of the people" over President Donald Trump's tweet about alleged white-owned farm seizures and the "large scale killing of farmers."

In a statement, South Africa said it told U.S. Charge d'Affaires Jessye Lapenn it was "disappointed" over the failure to use available diplomatic channels.

South Africa's government has said Trump's tweet was based on "false information" and served "only to polarize debate on this sensitive and crucial matter."

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