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Mnangagwa pleased with Putin meeting

by Staff reporter
17 Jan 2019 at 10:52hrs | Views
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is very pleased with the outcome of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as the outcomes were way beyond his expectations.

In an interview with Russia TV, the President said President Putin showed deep understanding of Zimbabwe's situation and the visit was used to deepen and strengthen relations through cooperation in various spheres.

Mnangagwa highlighted that areas of the country's immediate needs include fertilisers and fuel and that the two sides have agreed to establish Zimbabwe as a hub of fertiliser supply in the country and in the SADC region.

An agreement to this effect was signed between Zimbabwe and Ural Company was signed at the Kremlin this Tuesday.

The President went on to praise the Russian Federation for the role it has played and continues to play in Zimbabwe's education sector.

He also responded to questions on his views about power saying he has been deployed by the people to lead and he spends 95 percent of his time to serve those who have elected him.

President Mnangagwa also outlined his economic vision and his efforts towards ending isolation of the country from the family of nations.

Source - zbc