Washington was not asking countries to choose sides, focusing instead on America’s plans in South Africa and beyond, a senior Treasury official said.
The outcomes of the meetings will form the basis of President Cyril Ramphosa’s State of the Nation Address (Sona).
The DA-led multi-party coalition needed the PA’s eight seats to save Dr Phalatse from being removed as mayor.
The DA wants the PA to have one MMC position and a chairperson position for one of the Section 79 committees.
Mr Mbalula has also urged different government departments to work together to resolve the energy crisis.
Mr Mantashe admitted that the power crisis has a direct impact on the African National Congress (ANC) as the governing party.
Earlier, DA leader John Steenhuisen said Luthuli House was “ground zero” of South Africa’s electricity crisis.
I now am totally convinced of the rumours of you being a drug and alcohol addict who lives his life in a drink and high stupor non-end.
In 1994, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) marched to the ANC offices – Shell House in the Johannesburg CBD.
Mr Mtolo on Tuesday lauded Mr Ramaphosa’s intervention and pledged the ANC’s support.