PRESS RELEASE: UDM welcomes Marikana peace deal
The United Democratic Movement welcomes the announcement that the Chamber of Mines, the SA Mining Development Association, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Uasa) and Solidarity, have come to an accord to end the vicious cycle of violence at Marikana.
We are encouraged to hear that all parties have agreed to denounce violence and intimidation, to show respect for life and property as well as our laws.
We hope that this accord will pave the way to finding each other, to make compromises and thus find solutions to the challenges they face in a way that benefits all.
STATEMENT ISSUED BY MR BONGANI MSOMI, UDM SECRETARY GENERAL
Mr Bongani Msomi
UDM Secretary General
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