Armenian Prime Minister Andranik Markaryan has sent his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kasyanov a letter requesting to allocate additional quotas for purchase of corn in compliance with the preliminary agreement reached at the talks with the Russian President's plenipotentiary in the South federal district Viktor Kazantsev.
Corn import from Russia will allow to curb bread prices in Armenia till the harvest, Markaryan told journalists.
The volume of corn produced in Armenia meets the country's needs for only six months.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said