President Cyril Ramaphosa had a call with US President-Elect Joe Biden on Tuesday evening [November 17], during which the leaders discussed ways to strengthen US-Africa relations and overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is hopeful of a strong partnership between the United States and the African continent through promoting peace and stability in international relations and advancing multilateralism, according to Tyrone Seale, Acting Spokesperson to President Ramaphosa.
President-Elect Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris have identified Africa as a major player in international affairs and in the advancement of multilateralism.
“The leaders recalled a visit to South Africa by President-Elect Biden during the dark days of apartheid, where Mr Biden demonstrated his commitment to human rights and dignity for all South Africans,” said Seale.
“President-Elect Biden expressed his admiration for what democratic South Africa has achieved.
“President Ramaphosa said he looked forward to a strong partnership at a bilateral level and between the United States and the continent of Africa.”
The President wished President-Elect Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris well for their term in office.
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