26 September 2023, 21:33
Egypt and Russia are conducting intergovernmental negotiations on the purchase of 1 million tons of Russian wheat.
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Bloomberg writes about this, citing sources.
At the same time, the agency points out that it is unknown at what stage the deal is at.
The material emphasizes that Egypt is one of the largest importers of grain, its purchases are considered a global benchmark.
Earlier, the first assistant to the Egyptian Minister of Supply, Ibrahim Ashmawy, denied reports that Cairo had allegedly refused to purchase wheat from Russia. Ashmawy stressed that trade relations between Egypt and Russia are going smoothly.
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