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Russia looking at military, economic interests in Zimbabwe

Published Mar 9, 2018


JOHANNESBURG - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said his country is pursuing military cooperation with Zimbabwe and looking at opportunities in the diamond sector as well as fully implementing a $3 billion joint platinum project near Harare, Reuters reported.

On a tour of Africa Lavrov held meetings with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and senior government officials, and signed an agreement to establish a special economic zone for Russian firms to manufacture goods for export.

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- African News Agency (ANA)

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