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MOSCOW, April 02. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian and South African presidents, Vladimir Putin and Jacob Zuma, discussed by telephone on Wednesday bilateral cooperation as well as the situation in Ukraine and the Crimean referendum, the Kremlin press service reported.
“Putin marked a balanced position of the Republic of South Africa on different aspects of the situation in Ukraine and the results of the Crimean referendum,” it said after the telephone conversation initiated by the South African side.
“The presidents discussed some topical issues concerning bilateral relations in the spirit of strategic partnership and agreed to continue personal contacts,” the press service said, adding that an invitation to the South African president to visit Russia had been confirmed, in particular.