Ukraine Donates Fertilizer to Cuba

HAVANA TIMES — The Emergency Ministry of the Ukraine on Wednesday donated 15,700 tons of nitrogen fertilizer and urea for agricultural purposes in Cuba, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

The donation was delivered to the port of Havana and was officially received by Ileana Nunez, the island’s vice minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment.

Tetiana Saienko, Ukrainian ambassador on the island, said that such a gesture is a testament to the positive level of bilateral relations. He also noted that medical care offered by Cuba since 1990, assisting more than 24,000 people — mostly children — who were affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.