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Egypt to receive wheat shipments from Ukraine by rail from Poland

Cairo agreed with Kyiv on four wheat cargoes, which will reach Egypt by rail to Poland, raising hopes of restoring food security.
Egyptian men work in a bakery at a market in Cairo, Egypt, March 17, 2022.

CAIRO — Egyptian Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi announced May 17 that four wheat cargoes were contracted with Ukraine, in a step described as a breakthrough in the provison of foodstuffs in Egypt.

Speaking on the sidelines of the opening of the International Exhibition for Grain Industry Technology and Equipment Mills in Nasr City, Moselhi said that the Ukrainian side proposed transferring the cargoes from Ukraine to Poland by railway, and then to Egypt. 

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