27, July 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa met on the sidelines of the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg.
The leaders signed a joint declaration of strategic cooperation between Russia and South Africa on Thursday. They also signed an agreement relating to the agricultural sector and a memorandum of understanding on water resources.
The BRICS summit is taking place in Johannesburg between July 25 and 27. Heads of state or government from the five member states (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will discuss areas of possible cooperation.