Ramaphosa discusses war, bilateral relations with Ukraine's Zelensky

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to later address the nation following the meetings.

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Twitter/@PresidencyZA

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has held discussions with his Ukrainian counterpart.

Volodymyr Zelensky tweeted about the phone call with the South African leader.

The two discussed a wide range of issues.

Zelensky says he told Ramaphosa about its resistance to Russian aggression.

They also discussed the looming global food crisis.

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The leaders also agreed to strengthen relations and cooperate within international organisations.

Ramaphosa previously spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

He has offered to mediate talks between Ukraine and Russia.


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