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31 January 2023, 16:18

Mnangagwa: Belarus-Zimbabwe cooperation should bring visible results

HARARE, 31 January (BelTA) – Belarus and Zimbabwe and the leaders of the two countries believe that bilateral cooperation can bring practical results, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said at a ceremony of presenting Belarusian machinery to Zimbabwean farmers, BelTA has learned.

The Zimbabwe president stressed that Aleksandr Lukashenko and he do not believe in talking but in working and they want the outcomes of cooperation to be appreciable and visible. For example, like tractors in the field where the ceremony took place. “If you don't believe, you can come closer and touch them,” the Zimbabwean leader said jokingly.

Emmerson Mnangagwa noted that both Zimbabwe and Belarus are under Western sanctions. Therefore, it is not surprising that the two countries began to cooperate. “We are cooperating, helping each other in a practical way,” the Zimbabwean leader emphasized.

He noted that the agricultural sector is one of the mainstays of the Zimbabwean economy and the country has ensured its food security. “We have a vision and a friend who shares it. And we achieved this with the support of my brother, Aleksandr Lukashenko,” said Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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