August 24, 2011

 

Russia's United Grain aids North Korea with first wheat cargo

 

 

Russia's state grain trader, United Grain Company, shipped its first milling wheat cargo of 3,560 tonnes to North Korea as humanitarian aid.

 

The ship arrived at the North Korean port of Hynnam, from Russia's Vladivostok port on August 20, the company said. It was the first of several shipments.

 

United Grain will send 50,000 tonnes of wheat from ports in Vladivostok and Novorossiysk to North Korea, the statement said.

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