Photos As Putin Gifts Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa A New Helicopter
FCGs reports that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has gifted his Zimbabwe counterpart a Mil-38 presidential helicopter, according to 🇿🇼 Zimbabwe’s ministry of information.
FCGs learnt that the gift will be delivered soon, the statement posted on social media said.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa is attending the Russia-Africa Summit in St Petersburg along with other African leaders.
Russia also pledged to provide free grain to Zimbabwe and five other African countries.
Zimbabwe has long-standing ties to Russia dating back to the war of liberation against white-minority rule.
It is among the African countries that has maintained a neutral stance in the war in Ukraine, refusing to condemn Russia for the invasion.