President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to send a team of ministers as envoys to Group of Seven (G7) countries to explain SA’s nonaligned position on the Russia-Ukraine conflict, is a sign of the government’s concern that its position is either misunderstood or not accepted by these countries, political commentators said on Thursday.

In his speech on the presidency’s vote in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Ramaphosa announced that the envoys will include international relations & co-operation minister Naledi Pandor, trade, industry & competition minister Ebrahim Patel, finance minister Enoch Godongwana and minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni...

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