Russia has made the first 2010 grain relief supplies to Cuba on Sunday.
Russia has delivered 25,000 tonnes of grain to the Cienfuegos port.
Russian Ambassador to Cuba Mikhail Kamynin called the decision taken the
Russian leadership to make relief supplies to Cuba as "one more
manifestation of friendship and solidarity, which are traditional for
the relations between the countries, as well as the sincere desire to
support the fraternal Cuban people."
The ambassador stated that Russian-Cuban current relations "are at a
very high level and are strategic." He also emphasized that Russia had
made the grain relief supplies in the year, which particularly important
for both countries. On May 8 Russia and Cuba will celebrate 50 years of
the resumed diplomatic relations.
Russia intends to deliver about 100,000 tonnes of grain as relief
supplies to Cuba from the Russian intervention fund this year.