US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Naledi Pandor discuss strengthening bilateral ties

2019-11-06 22:39
Mike Pompeo (File,Getty Images)

Mike Pompeo (File,Getty Images)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

US Secretary of State Michael Richard Pompeo had a "good" call with International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor, the State Department said on Wednesday. 

According to its spokesperson, Morgan Ortagus, Pompeo and Pandor discussed strengthening the two country's bilateral relations, enhance collaboration in international organisations and increase trade and investment. 

Pompeo described the call with her as a "good" one in a tweet.

He said South Africa was an important partner and the US was committed to advancing common goals, which include economic prosperity and ensuring the sustainability of successful US-supported HIV/Aids programmes.

"The secretary and foreign minister noted the upcoming arrival of US Ambassador to South Africa Lana Marks who will focus on building mutual economic prosperity and ensuring the sustainability of successful US-supported HIV treatment and prevention programmes that have saved the lives of millions of South Africans," Ortagus said.

rosperity and ensuring the sustainability of successful U.S.-supported HIV treatment and prevention programs, which have saved the lives of millions of South Africans," Ortagus said.

News24 tried to get comment from the Department of International and Cooperation without success.

Compiled by Sesona Ngqakamba

Read more on:    naledi pandor  |  mike pompeo  |  us
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.