Zambia is considering the introduction of a visa-free regime with Russia, the African country's embassy told Izvestia. The Russian side confirmed this. A source in the Russian Foreign Ministry noted that Moscow is also interested in introducing visa-free travel with major African countries, including Egypt, Algeria and Ethiopia. In general, Russia continues to develop humanitarian ties with African countries. Rossotrudnichestvo said that by 2025 it is planned to open new centers in Algeria, Angola and Mali.