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Sudan expecting delivery of 48,000 tons of US wheat

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Sudan is due to receive a first shipment of 48,000 tons of wheat provided as aid by the United States on Tuesday, out of a total of 300,000 tons, state news agency SUNA said.

Officials said the wheat would be in addition to 300,000 tons already harvested locally and a further 400,000 tons expected from Sudan.

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Sudanese authorities have previously said that the United States will supply Sudan with 300,000 tons of wheat this year, rising to 420,000 tons annually from 2022-2024, after removing Sudan from its state sponsors of terrorism list.

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