Russia appreciates the strong condemnation from the leadership of the Zimbabwe anti-Russian sanctions and support in the situation with the Crimea, said state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin on runs during the 4th inter-parliamentary forum of the meeting with the President of the National Assembly of the Parliament of Zimbabwe by Jacob Mudenda.
"We appreciate the strong condemnation of the Zimbabwean side of the so-called anti-Russian sanctions and Grateful for the support of the Russian approach to resolving the situation in Crimea ", - has noticed Naryshkin, RIA " Novosti ".
"sure that unilateral actions in circumvention of the norms of international law – whether armed intervention or sanctions pressure – undermine the spirit of cooperation between the States ", - has added Russian speaker. Naryshkin assured that for the Russian Federation " Zimbabwe – reliable partner with whom share common approaches in assessing the situation at different points of our planet "." We evaluate the relationship from a position of respect for sovereignty, equality and mutual account of interests each other ", - has finished the head of the Russian lower house of Parliament. For his part, Jacob Mudenda said that the Zimbabwean side " highly appreciates the cooperation that has developed between our two countries."" Hope that bilateral relations will only grow and deepen not only the political but also the economic front. Grateful to Russia for its interest in investing in Zimbabwe ", – he said. Remember, in the early winter of 2014 in the Crimea was visited by the delegation of Zimbabwe. As noted by the print edition OPINION, this event caused a strong reaction in the Ukrainian mass media and among some Russian figures. The Ukrainian authorities expressed dissatisfaction with the visit of the Minister of natural factors, water resources and climate of Zimbabwe Saviour of Kasukuwere in the Crimea. In response to this, in Zimbabwe revealed that Ukraine has no grounds for complaint.