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Saudi Arabia and UAE send 50,000 tons of agricultural nutrients to Sudan

Christian Fernsby |
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Sunday sending more than 50,000 tons of agricultural nutrients to Sudan.

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The urgent aid aims to safeguard the agricultural season in Sudan, especially that many Sudanese depend on the sector for their livelihoods. The nutrients were sent in a ship that sailed from Al Jubail Industrial Port in Saudi Arabia to Sudan.

The assistance is part of the 3-billion-U.S.-dollar financial support allocated by both countries, including 500 million U.S. dollar as a deposit at the central bank to support the country's economy that suffers because of the political unrest.


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