MOSCOW, April 07. /ITAR-TASS/. The foreign ministers of Russia and Zimbabwe have confirmed the similarity of attitudes to most issues on the bilateral and international agenda, Russian Foreign Ministry officials said on Monday after talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Zimbabwean counterpart Simbarashe Mumbengegwi.
The ministers “exchanged views on a wide range of issues on the international and African agenda and confirmed the similarity or concurrence of opinions in Moscow and Harare of most issues,” the ministry officials said.
“While discussing the situation in Ukraine Lavrov expressed his appreciation to the Zimbabwean side for the understanding and support for Russia's high-principled position, in particular, when a resolution on Ukraine’s territorial integrity was put to the vote at the UN General Assembly’s meeting on March 27, 2014,” they added.
“The ministers have expressed their satisfaction with the level of Russian-Zimbabwean traditionally friendly relations in various areas, including a trusting political dialogue,” the ministry officials said. “They confirmed their willingness to develop mutually beneficial economic and investment partnership with a focus on creating favourable conditions for Russian economic entities operating in Zimbabwe.