The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor today in Washington, D.C. Secretary Blinken and Minister Pandor had a productive and direct exchange, affirming the need for robust cooperation between South Africa and the United States on issues of common interest, including reform of international financial institutions to ensure greater inclusivity of the Global South. Secretary Blinken emphasized our desire to continue moving forward with the Just Energy Transition Partnership to help South Africa meet its energy needs and thanked South Africa for hosting the upcoming African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum.