UPDATED: Russia Signs 3 Agreements, Also Signals To Discuss Military Cooperation With Zimbabwe | Sergey Lavrov Updates
8 March 2018
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By Staff Reporter| The visiting Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov at Munhumutapa, says his delegation will discuss military cooperation with Zimbabwe. Aside this matter, Russia is signing 3 agreements. (CONTINUE READING BELOW)


The signing ceremony took place at the Munhumutapa offices in Harare where the visiting Russian Foreign Minister Mr Sergey Lavrov met President Emmerson Mnangagwa aside his deputy Constantino Chiwenga.

Also in attendance were Ministers Winston Chitando, Chris Mushohwe, Mike Bimha, Retired Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri, Special Advisor to the President Cde Christopher Mutsvangwa, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo, senior government officials and the Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Mikail Bogdanov.

The first MOU signed is on mutual cooperation in the field of industry signed between the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development Dr Mike Bimha and Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade.

It was followed by another one on the implementation of the project on the establishment of the Russian Industrial Zone in Zimbabwe.

The third MOU relates to the modernisation of Zimbabwe’s agricultural industry which was signed between Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Mr Georgy Kalamanov.