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Venezuela to import 60,000 tons of Russian wheat per month

Venezuela to import 60,000 tons of Russian wheat per month
Combine harvesters work on a wheat field of the Solgonskoye farming company, southwest from Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia © Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has said the country is to import large quantities of Russian wheat. The announcement followed a phone call to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

© Ilya Naymushin
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“We are ready, all the documents have already been signed, and very soon Russia will supply Venezuela with 60,000 tons of wheat per month on a regular basis starting from this year,” Maduro said.

He added five enterprises to assemble Russian trucks would start soon in Venezuela.

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