Belarus (bbabo.net), - President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa confirmed his readiness to fly to Belarus on an official visit. The press service of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry informed about this on February 7.
It is reported that this was discussed during the ceremony of presenting the credentials to the Zimbabwean leader by the Belarusian ambassador to this country Igor Marshalov. The Belarusian Foreign Ministry noted that during the meeting the parties also held negotiations. The Belarusian diplomat and the President of Zimbabwe discussed “hot topics on the international agenda, the progress of joint projects and prospects for further strengthening interaction between the two countries.”
In addition, the meeting participants discussed cooperation in the field of agriculture and industrial cooperation. The issues of preparation and holding in the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare, of the first meeting of the joint permanent commission on cooperation between Belarus and Zimbabwe were also touched upon. At the same time, the message from the Belarusian Foreign Ministry notes that “President E. Mnangagwa confirmed his readiness to visit Belarus.”
Let us remind you that Minsk attaches special importance to its relations with African countries. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko was on a state visit to Zimbabwe from January 30 to February 1, 2023, where he held talks with the country’s leader Emmerson Mnangagwa. Then the parties discussed a number of topical issues, in particular, the expansion of trade and economic cooperation and cooperative ties. In September, congratulating Mnangagwa on his birthday, Lukashenko said that he not only highly values friendly relations with the President of Zimbabwe, but also looks forward to a new meeting to “continue an open and constructive dialogue.”