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Russia delivers insulin to Venezuela as part of humanitarian aid
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Venezuelan residents have received another batch of humanitarian aid from the Russian authorities. The plane delivered insulin to the Latin American country, RIA Novosti reports.
According to the deputy head of the Ministry of Health, Gerardo Briceño, nearly 850,000 packs of insulin were brought from Russia. He thanked Moscow for its help.
Last year, an agreement was signed between Moscow and Caracas on the supply and release of the medicine that is vital for patients with diabetes mellitus. The signing ceremony took place during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The document was signed by Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov and Venezuelan Vice President Tarek El-Aissami.