The Presidential Years

We will address these problems through a government of national unity dominated by the African National Congress. The principle of majority rule will apply. No small party will be allowed to undermine the principle of majority rule. .. [But the ANC] point of view will prevail without undermining the principle of consensus. We will be doing with the government of national unity what we are doing now at the multi-party forum. ...We don’t impose, we persuade140

It is not going to be possible to have harmony from morning to night. We do not have a coalition in the true sense of the word, but an agreement to co-operate141

Roelf Meyer