Venezuela stabilizes with help of Russian grain

Wednesday, 7 December, 2016 - 11:00

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has reported that the agreements on the supply of wheat grain have been reached within the Russian-Venezuelan High-Level Commission.

Earlier Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told about his desire to buy the Russian grain. He also pointed out that the refusal of the US and Canadian wheat will help to stabilize the situation on the market and will have a positive impact on the overall situation.

Dmitry Rogozin reported: «The issue at hand is supplying from 30,000 to 50,000 tonnes of wheat to Venezuela, which until now was purchased in Canada and the US».

He also added: «Venezuela has traditionally supported Russia’s stance on Syria, Ukraine and, naturally, on Crimea. We support Venezuela’s stance, which is committed to independence and pursues its own policy».