In a series of tweets, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will play a mediation role in ending the Russia – Ukraine war.
He was asked by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin over a phone call for South African to play a mediation role in ending the conflict.
“President Putin appreciated our balanced approach. We believe this position enables both parties to subject the conflict to mediation & negotiation. Based on our relations with the Russian Federation & as member of BRICS, South Africa has been approached to play a mediation role.” – President Cyril Ramaphosa