Over 2,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia delivered to North Korea


A ship with humanitarian aid from Russia carrying more than 2,000 tonnes of wheat has arrived in the North Korean port of Chongjin, the Russian Embassy in Pyongyang reported on Facebook on Monday.

"Over the weekend, the staff of the Russian Consulate General in Chongjin visited the city port where a ceremony to receive humanitarian aid from Russia was held. Consul General Yuri Bochkarev inspected the cargo (2,092 tonnes of wheat), after which he climbed aboard the ship and talked with the captain and crew," the embassy said.

According to the Russian diplomatic mission, only half of the humanitarian cardo was unloaded in Chongjin, while the rest will be transported to the city of Hungnam.


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