The presidents expressed satisfaction with the current level of the two countries' strategic partnership and stressed the shared intention to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, above all in trade, the economy, and investment. They also discussed in detail issues of food security, including the supply of Russian agricultural products and fertilisers to the African continent, in particular South Africa.
The leaders also noted the importance of joint work within BRICS in order to further promote the role of this association in global politics and economics.
Vladimir Putin and Cyril Ramaphosa also exchanged views on the situation in Ukraine.
It was agreed to maintain contact.