Russia has given Syria 100,000 tons of wheat as humanitarian aid, source says

By REUTERS
November 3, 2015 10:46

 
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ABU DHABI/HAMBURG - Syria has received around 100,000 tons of wheat as a gift from Russia, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

"The wheat was given within the framework of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people," one government source said.

Another source close to the deal said the wheat had already arrived in Syria.

"The Syrian government has received it," he said.

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