SA Presidential travelling staff and media detained in Poland after stand-off with Polish Government.

The South African government has been reporting the difficulties being faced by its travelling staff accompanying the president. President Ramaphosa is reported to have arrived in Warsur, Poland on Thursday afternoon to participat in the African Peace Mission aimed at peaceful resolutions between Ukraine and Russia.

“The travel difficulties that have been experienced by the additional security team from South Africa in Warsaw, Poland, is not a cause for concern,” says Presidential spokesperson Vincent Magwenya

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to Polish President Andrzej Duda in Warsaw, ahead of the African Peace Initiative Mission.

‘Head of the Presidential Protection Services Major General Wally Rhoode, briefs the media meant to cover President Ramaphosa on the #AfricanPeaceInitiative about the delays and challenges encountered in Poland.’ reported the @SAgovnews

The travelling staff and journalist were detained in their plane, with little known to the reasons why.

‘President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Poland earlier today (Thursday June 15th) and then proceeded to Rzezouw to catch a train ride with the other heads of state to make their way to Kyiv,’ reported Amanda Khoza.

‘We have been asked whether we want to get off the plane or remain on the flight with the SA security personnel “because if you leave, you will not be allowed to get back on.”… Khoza tweeted

We are still following the developments and will update as the story unfolds.

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