Cooperation with the African continent is in the focus of attention in Minsk. The negotiations between the presidents of Belarus and Zimbabwe took place in the Palace of Independence. «Belarus is open for the dialogue, wants to gradually advance to the strategic level of cooperation with Zimbabwe and sees a big potential for the development of bilateral relations», Alexander Lukashenko said. The relations between the two countries are increasingly vibrant. The year 2018 brought contracts worth almost $ 60 million. Over the next two years, the parties intend to at least triple the amount of agreements in investment, trade and services.