Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa summit

South Africa is one of the European Union’s ten Strategic Partners and the summit provided an opportunity for the leaders to assess the state of play of the whole range of issues covered by the EU-South Africa Strategic Partnership. The summit also served to reaffirm the commitment of both EU and South African leaders to effective multilateralism and the rules-based international order.

President of the European Council Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa, met today in Brussels for the 7th summit between the European Union and South Africa and issued the following statement: