Trump and USA pledge support for SA following Ramaphosa’s call

Trump and USA pledge support for SA following Ramaphosa’s call

- President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed that he had a productive talk with President of the USA Donald Trump

- The two leaders discussed the impact of the coronavirus and Trump vowed to support South Africa

-South Africans reacted strongly to the news via social media

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President Cyril Ramaphosa engaged in a positive discussion with US President Donald Trump.

Ramaphosa confirmed the call yielded great results and that he conveyed his condolences for the lives lost to Covid-19 in the US.

The president also confirmed that Trump has vowed to support South Africa in the fight against the pandemic.

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Ramaphosa shared the news via Twitter and noted the strong reaction.

More than 6 000 people liked the news, but not everyone was on the same page.

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Jane Segall (@JaneSegall) complimented Ramaphosa, but slammed Trump:

"He’s been an utter disaster in handling the virus. Lied to us about the numbers, called it a hoax and has failed miserably to provide PPE’s to the frontline workers. Would have loved you as our President instead of him."

Mthoko mbatha (@mthokozis1) saluted the collaboration:

"Relations building is paramount during the time. Well done Mr President."

Ta Lim (@lungelo_yili) also gave Ramaphosa the stamp of approval:

"You're leading this fight in a far settling manner than #potus [Trump]. Keep up the tough job."

Earlier, reported that South Africans have honoured President Cyril Ramaphosa online.

This followed the head of state making tough decision amid the fight against Covid-19.

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