Monday, May 24, 2010

Cuba receives 100,000 tons of Russian wheat

Cuba receives 100,000 tons of Russian wheat
Published on Monday, May 24, 2010

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- A Russian ship is unloading at the Cuban city port
of Cienfuegos a wheat cargo that completes the 75 000 tons which is part
of a 100 000 donation made to Cuba.

Granma newspaper points out that this free shipments show the solidarity
of the Russian Federation to the Cuban people.

Previously, a 22 500 tons of Russian wheat donation had been made at the
beginning of 2009, and afterwards the two governments signed a
cooperation agreement in the wake of Hurricanes Gustav, Ike and Paloma
in 2008 where the Russians committed to supply these 100 000.

A fourth ship is already on its way to Cuba to complete the agreement, a
example of the friendly relations between Cuba and the Russian Federation.

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