South Africa International relations and Cooperation minister, Naledi Pandor, revealed yesterday that the Mozambique government has not formally requested for assistance with fighting Islamic Militants that have been attacking civilian targets for over 4 years.

The Minister revealed that South Africa is ready to assist as the problem of extremist is also a threat to South Africa.

However, South Africa can not Intervene before there is a formal request from the Mozambique government.

South Africa is reportedly awaiting information from Mozambique regarding what type of assistance they require and in which areas.