Diplomacy: South Africa’s softening stance toward Jerusalem

The South African government is pushing to deepen its ties with Israel, in spite of persistent calls by its citizens to sever ties with the Jewish state.

At the heart of a new warm breeze from Pretoria is a growing trade imbalance, in which the two countries have gone from a parity situation in 2009 to one where Israel exports to South Africa almost four times as much as it imports, according to the South African Embassy.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Diplomacy-Pretorias-softening-stance-toward-Jerusalem-449133

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