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Russia to help world's hungry

The Voice of Russia

1345 days ago   Article ID# 874940
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UN World Food Program

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (The Voice of Russia) - Russia will do more to tackle hunger under the auspices of the UN World Food Program, Alexei Meshkov, Russiaís Ambassador to Italy, told reporters on Monday.

He recalled that last year saw Russia contribute 32 billion dollars to the implementation of the World Food Program in the face of the global economic crisis fallout.

Right now, Russia is shoring up an array of developing nations, including Tajikistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Palestine, Yemen and several African countries.

A session of the World Food Programís executive committee is slated for later this day in Rome.

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Updated 1345 days ago   Article ID# 874940

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