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    MOSCOW, June 18 (RIA Novosti) - Russia will complete the delivery of almost 3,000 tons of flour to North Korea by June 30, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

    The Russian government resolved to send the shipment as part of Russia's voluntary contribution to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) for 2008.

    "The first deliveries of the humanitarian load...arrived in North Korea on June 11 and will be distributed among the population through WFP structures," the statement says.

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