President Cyril Ramaphosa says the three-member panel found no evidence of weapons going to Russia.
The United States Ambassador to South Africa, Reuben Brigety, made the allegations in May, which prompted Ramaphosa to establish the inquiry panel.
Former Supreme Court Judge Phineas Mojapelo chaired the panel, featuring Advocate Leah Gcabashe SC and former deputy minister of basic education Enver Surty.
“In recent months, several quarters have used these allegations to call into question South Africa’s commitment to its position on the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The allegations levelled against our country had the most damaging effect on our currency, our economy and our standing in the world. In fact, it tarnished our image as a country,” Ramaphosa said during a national address to the nation on Sunday night.
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