Russia and Venezuela have agreed to monthly deliveries of wheat

Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that soon will begin deliveries in the country of Russian wheat. His words are quoted by the Venezuelan news Agency (AVN), reports TASS.

“We are ready, and have signed all phytosanitary and trade agreements, and very soon Russia will supply to Venezuela on a consistent basis, 60 thousand tons of wheat per month, starting this year”, — said the President.

Thursday, may 18, Maduro held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin during which the sides discussed the situation on the oil market. Maduro also informed the Russian leadership about the political situation in Venezuela and on the measures undertaken to resolve the crisis.

Recently in Venezuela, worsened the political crisis. Dissatisfied with the economic situation of the country’s citizens take to the streets demanding early elections. The victims of the riots were 38 people, and at least 750 injured.

7 December last year, Maduro has promised to the population to adjust the supply of Russian grain. According to him, this way you will be able to stop “sabotage” by the National Federation of bread producers, allegedly intending to destabilize the country and to stop the “revolutionary process”. The distribution of the resources will be local committees on supply and production created by the state to combat food shortages and speculation, he added.