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South Africa's Mbeki To Attend G8 Summit

(RFE/RL) July 12, 2006 -- South African President Thabo Mbeki is to participate in the July 15-17 Group of Eight (G8) summit in Saint Petersburg.

The South African Foreign Ministry made the announcement today.

Mbeki -- together with the presidents of India, Brazil, Mexico, and China -- has been invited to the Russian-hosted summit as strategic outreach partner and will participate in a roundtable discussion on July 17.


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