Samkelo Mgobozi, spokesperson for Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga, maintains that this visit does not breach the One China policy. This after criticism was levelled at the Mayor from the African National Congress (ANC) and Dirco (Department of International Relations and Co Operation).
He (Msimanga) was invited by the Mayor of Taipei and this is a work trip at the expense of the Mayor of Taipei.— Samkelo Mgobozi, spokesman for Tshwane Mayor
Mgobozi described the visit as "exploratory" adding that no commitments have been made. Listen here: