March 01, 2021

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Russia delivers 2000 tons of wheat to North Korea via the WFP: Russian embassy

Delivery comes as Moscow plans possible delivery of 50,000 tons of wheat

The Russian Federation delivered 2092 tons of wheat to North Korea through the World Food Programme (WFP) over the weekend, according to the Russian embassy in Pyongyang, as part of Moscow’s ongoing public efforts to provide food aid to the country.

Half of the haul was dropped off by the vessel “Ungbong-2” in the North Korean east-coast port city of Chongjin and the rest in Hungnam, the port city neighboring Hamhung, the embassy reported Monday through its Facebook page.