RT News - January 30 2023 (09:00 MSK)
A senior US diplomat embarks on a trip to Asia during which she is expected to take issue at Russia's substantial exports of oil and arms to India. That's as India reiterates that its ties with Russia are indispensable. Italy signs a gas deal worth billions of euros with the North African nation of Libya. It insists it has no intention to have a 'predatory role' in the region, but there is considerable mistrust among local residents. The southern African nation of Zimbabwe gets a significant economic boost from trade with China, despite crippling Western sanctions. RT hears from Zimbabwe's information minister, about the possible motivation for those Western policies.