The governments of Germany, the United Kingdom, the USA, the Netherlands and Switzerland have written to the presidency through their trips in Pretoria, warning that South Africa needs to move clearly against corruption.
Talk to Sunday, an officer in the presidency said that the movement was unprecedented; as foreign countries usually step in when governments break their laws or commit human rights crimes.
The memorandum – has signed by each of the five countries – states that there should be a clear political, ineligible and obvious political commitment to the law of law, the independence of the judiciary and customs honest and ethical business.
The five countries also said that they were concerned about the challenges of foreign investment, referring to the constant changes of the notes & # 39; in the regulatory framework for excavation, BEE targets and intellectual property rights.
The countries also called for a change in South Africa's current visa practices.
Because of these issues, the countries – which form 75% of foreign investment in South Africa – said it would be impossible for any investor to come to South Africa without proper and comprehensive securities for his investment & # 39 ;.
The spokesman for the Presidency, Khusela Diko, confirmed that Ramaphosa had accepted the memorandum and considered that it was part of the important and continuing dialogue that was among South Africans and, The community invests.
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