Readout of President Biden’s Call with President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa. President Biden emphasized the strength of the bilateral partnership, as well as global challenges brought on by Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine, addressing climate change, and enhancing our partnership on trade, health security, and the Covid-19 pandemic. President Biden emphasized the need for a clear, unified international response to Russian aggression in Ukraine. The leaders also shared views on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and the impact of the crisis on supply chains, commodity prices, and food security in Africa.