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White House | Readout of Meeting Between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, 16 Sep wc: 138
White House | Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa Before Bilateral Meeting, 16 Sep transcript
PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA:  Thank you so much.
VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS:  And thank you to the press.  Thank you.
presidency.gov.za | Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the meeting with the congressional black caucus and anti-apartheid veterans during his visit to the United States, 16 prepared remarks
...The Congressional Black Caucus should hold the US government to account for its implementation of the US Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa, which acknowledges the role of the African continent in global affairs and seeks a partnership among equals. We are therefore concerned the possible implications for the African Continent if the 'Countering Malign Russian Activities Bill' were to become US law. The law could have the unintended consequence of punishing the continent for efforts to advance development and growth.

Both the US and Russia are strategic partners for South Africa. As a sovereign country that pursues an independent foreign policy, the Bill seems to punish those who hold independent views. It is disappointing that this Bill has been crafted at a time when President Biden has sought to engage African countries on the basis of respect for their independence and sovereignty.....

presidency.gov.za | President Ramaphosa concludes positive Washington DC visit, 16 Sep topical PR
The Citizen | US bill to counter 'malign' Russian activities could badly affect Africa, says Ramaphosa16 Sep
Sahara Reporters | Don't Tell Us Who To Associate With - South African President Tells US Not To 'Punish' Continent Over Russia Relationship, 16 Sep
archived H.R.7311 - Countering Malign Russian Activities in Africa Act May 2022
ROLL CALL 27 Apr 2022, 415-9 inc CBC (54 House, 2 Senate not Harris), NV 5 (inc 1 FL-D)
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by Cat on Sat Sep 17th, 2022 at 07:01:45 PM EST
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