Abramchenko: Russia working on humanitarian food supply to Cuba
MOSCOW, January 23 – RIA Novosti. Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko said in an interview with RIA Novosti that Russia is working on humanitarian food supply to Cuba.
At the end of October, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Patrushev, stated that Russia is ready to supply up to 500,000 tons of grain for free to the poorest countries in the next four months.
“Of course we do. It could be humanitarian food supply financed from the reserve fund, it could be commercial supply, it could be lending to the poorest countries so they could buy Russian food. The last example is food development. Abramchenko said Russia still provides free food to the poorest countries. “The supply of supplies to Cuba, and this is again a humanitarian mission,” he said.
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