Lebanon not facing immediate flour crisis, 35,000 T in mills - local channel

Lebanon is trying to immediately transfer four vessels carrying 25,000 tonnes of flour to the port in Tripoli

  

BEIRUT  - Lebanon is not facing a flour crisis and has around 35,000 tonnes of it in mills, despite the man grain silo in Beirut's port being damaged by a huge blast on Tuesday, the local news channel LBCI reported on Wednesday, quoting an economy ministry official.

Lebanon is trying to immediately transfer four vessels carrying 25,000 tonnes of flour to the port in Tripoli, the official told the news channel.

(Reporting by Dahlia Nehme in Beirut; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Kevin Liffey) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))

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