Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko in Zimbabwe in trip to further diplomatic ties

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, travelled to Harare on Monday for talks along with his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa, as each leaders try and additional diplomatic ties.

The 2 nations have confronted Western sanctions – Zimbabwe for considerations over its human rights document and Belarus for its help of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Strain from some members of the worldwide neighborhood has helped deliver the 2 nations nearer collectively.

Godwills Masimirembwa, chairman of the ruling Zanu PF social gathering in Zimbabwe for the Harare Province, says the 2 nations won’t collapse to interference from overseas. 

“It’s simply that the West stays decided to punish our two international locations, however they won’t succeed as a result of the event methods of the 2 international locations is to make sure that we’re self sustaining,” he defined.

Zimbabwe’s International Ministry says the 2 leaders hope to strengthen ties in mining, agriculture. Some analysts add that Belarus can also search to export its navy {hardware} and experience to Zimbabwe.

Lukashenko’s journey to Harare follows a go to by Mnangagwa to Minsk in 2019.