Former President Jacob Zuma backs Russia on Ukraine conflict

Jacob Zuma and Vladimir Putin
Jacob Zuma and Vladimir Putin

Jacob Zuma, the Former President of South Africa has thrown his support towards Russia in the ongoing Russia and Ukraine conflict.

The Former President, Jacob Zuma following the turn of invents at the moment most Presidents are silent on the ongoing impasses has backed President Vladimir Putin in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, terming him as “a man of peace”.

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A lot of countries, have, unequivocally imposed sanctions on Russia and President Vladimir Putin following his country’s attack on Ukraine.

In the midst of all these, former President Jacob Zuma still lauds President Putin and says his decision was “justifiable”.

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In a statement, he said, “We all need peace in this world. Therefore we would like to urge those involved to bring peace as swiftly as possible so that lives can be saved,”

According to reports, former President Jacob Zuma was coeced from office by his own sovereign party in 2018, the African National Congress (ANC), over corruption allegations even though, he denies any wrongdoing.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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