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    The first two ships carrying Russian wheat arrived in Somalia and Burkina Faso.

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    Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev stated during a visit to the department’s display at the Russia Exhibition and Forum that the first two wheat ships for Somalia and Burkina Faso had left Russia.

    “The first two ships, 25 thousand tons each, in the direction of Somalia and Burkina Faso have already left Russian ports, we expect them to arrive at their destinations in late November – early December of this year,” he told reporters.

    Wheat ships will be dispatched to the Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Mali, and Eritrea before the end of the year.

    Patrushev remembered that before the end of the year, up to 200 thousand tons of Russian wheat will be shipped to Africa for free.

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