Kurdistan to Export Potatoes to Russia

By John Lee.

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq is to export potatoes to Russia.

According to a report from Basnews, production has exceeded demand, allowing 500 tons of the product will be exported to Russia this year.

Speaking at the opening of a factory to produce fried potato chips, the KRG's Minister for Agriculture, Abdulsattar Majid [Abdulstar Majeed], said some of the surplus has also been sold to Saudi Arabia and other neighbouring countries.

(Source: Basnews)

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