The publication emphasizes that the batch of grain will help provide the necessary assistance to communities that have suffered from floods.

The grain handover ceremony was attended by officials of the republic: Interior Minister Ahmed Moalim Fiki, Minister of Ports and Maritime Transport Abdullahi Ahmed Ilka-Jir, as well as Russian Ambassador to Djibouti and Somalia Mikhail Golovanov.

The Somali authorities expressed gratitude to Russia for its help.

On November 17, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, Dmitry Patrushev, said that two ships with wheat left for Somalia and Burkina Faso.