Venezuela announced the beginning of deliveries of wheat from Russia
Venezuela’s Ambassador to Moscow Carlos Faria wrote on his Twitter page that the first batch ship with Russian wheat has already gone to the Republic.
“The ship with Russian wheat went to Venezuela on 9 August, as promised to his people, President Nicolas Maduro,” the diplomat said.
The first contract between Moscow and Caracas on the supply of Russian wheat was signed in June. That Russia could start supplying wheat Venezuela became known in December last year. In the fall, Nicolas Maduro, against the background of deep economic crisis in the country were ordered to conduct inspections of more than 1,100 bakeries and punish those who have formed long queues.
Recall, the U.S. Treasury in July before the election in CA in Venezuela have imposed sanctions against Nicholas Maduro and 13 Venezuelan officials and the military. Against the KA was made by the representatives of the Venezuelan opposition and foreign States including the USA, Argentina, Brazil. This triggered a crisis in the country.