The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea Yury Gotsanyuk stated that next year Russia is going to export several tons of grain to Syria.
The first export supplies of grain were initiated two years ago. According to RF Foreign Ministry Representative in Simferopol about 5000 tons will be delivered in January 2020.
In April this year Crimean authorities signed a memorandum on trade and economic cooperation with Damascus. The counterparties agreed on creating a joint trading platform and regular shipping line.