Foreign policy urgently needed – analyst

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Government should heed calls to come up with a foreign policy as a matter of urgency in order to make sound decisions on pertinent international relations issues, argued analyst Ndulamo Morima.

Speaking of the blunders and embarrassing utterances on international matters that the Ian Khama administration is prone to, the social and political commentator told Mmegi that only a clear foreign policy could help the situation.

“The truth of the matter is that the government’s initial response to issues that border on foreign relations is always impulsive and depends on the emotions of ministers concerned at a particular time. This is because the country lacks a clear foreign policy,” Morima said yesterday.

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