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Ambassador: Patrick Hubert Gaspard U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheet | USAID Page

U.S.-South Africa Relations








Secretary Kerry (Sept. 16): "South Africa is playing an increasingly important global role, a very important leadership role on the continent of Africa, and, we are pleased to say, an important cooperative role together with the United States." Full Text» Press Availability»

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South Africa
Date: 02/08/2012 Description: Map of South Africa, 2012 © CIA World Fact Book
Date: 02/08/2012 Description: Official flag of South Africa © CIA World Fact book


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