Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa
On June 3, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during his visit to Pretoria to take part in a meeting of the BRICS foreign ministers, was received by President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa.
Sergey Lavrov spoke in support of the priorities of South Africa’s Chairmanship in BRICS and praised the country’s energetic efforts to organise a BRICS summit in Johannesburg on July 25-27, 2018.
Sergei Lavrov and Cyril Ramaphosa also discussed the main directions of the Russia-South Africa strategic partnership and noted the significant potential of joint fruitful work in the investment, research, technical, cultural and other areas. They also emphasised their intention to boost mutually beneficial cooperation.