Arms deal document not an ANC product
25 July 2008
The African National Congress has noted an article in The Star newspaper today (25 July 2008) that makes reference to a report on the arms deal purportedly written by "an ANC task team".
The ANC wishes to place on record that no such document has been produced by the task team set up by the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) to compile information about the arms deal.
Nor has any such document been placed before any ANC structure for consideration or adoption.
The task team - which has not yet tabled a report on its findings - consists of ANC Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, Treasurer General Mathews Phosa and NEC members Jeremy Cronin, Siphiwe Nyanda, Naledi Pandor, Cyril Ramaphosa and Lindiwe Sisulu.
The ANC warns those individuals, whether in the ANC or outside, who peddle documents in the media and claim these as ANC documents to desist.
Jessie Duarte Spokesperson African National Congress
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