Lukashenko thanked West for imposed sanctions
During his speech at the ceremony of transferring Belarusian equipment in Harare, the President of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, thanked the West for the imposed sanctions, BelTA reports
“I would like to thank the Americans and the entire Western world for imposing sanctions against us. Otherwise, not Belarusian tractors, but American and German tractors would have stood in this vast field,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
The participants of the event supported the thesis of the Belarusian Head of State with thunderous applause.
Aleksandr Lukashenko recalled that at one time the current leader of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, asked for support in the development of agriculture. “The fate of the Zimbabwean people, their past was not easy. He asked me to help feed the Zimbabweans, help revive agriculture,” the Belarusian leader recalled the words of his Zimbabwean colleague, adding that he promised to do this.
“Agriculture and this machinery – about 1,000 tractors – was the first trial step,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.