Mandela welcomes coordination of Libya-SADC peace processes

Outgoing South African president, Nelson Mandela, on Sunday welcomed Gadaffi’s role as a facilitator in the peace process, saying South Africa appreciated Libya’s coordination of its peace efforts with those of SADC, the Southern African Development Community). Mandela said SADC, on the one hand, and Libya on the other “share the view that peace in DRC can only be achieved through the withdrawal of all foreign forces and an inclusive political process of Congolese groups,” Xinhua news agency reported.