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16 ships with Ukrainian grain are waiting for shipment in the ports of Odessa region – Office of the President

About it reported Deputy Head of the OP Kirill Timoshenko.

“Unblocking ports is at least $1 billion in foreign exchange earnings for the country’s economy. Now there are 16 more vessels with Ukrainian grain in the ports of Odessa region, which are waiting for shipment. These are the ones that have been blocked in ports since the end of February. At the same time, we receive applications for the arrival of new ships to load agricultural products,” Tymoshenko stressed.

According to the Deputy Head of the President’s Office, it is planned to reach the full capacity of transshipment of agricultural products in the near future.

NATO allies strongly support the full implementation of the agreement on the export of Ukrainian grain, reported NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

“I welcome the first shipment of Ukrainian grain from Odessa under an agreement mediated by the UN. I thank our ally Turkey for her key role. NATO Allies strongly support the full implementation of the agreement to alleviate the global food crisis caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine,” Stoltenberg wrote.

The first ship with Ukrainian food left the Odessa port: the grain carrier Razoni under the flag of Sierra Leone went to Lebanon with 26,000 tons of Ukrainian corn. You can follow his track on the map from marinetraffic.

According to the Ukrainian Navy, “this exit of the vessel is the first and test for checking the corridor, communications and other procedures. Appropriate decisions will be made based on the results of this exit.”

As reported, on July 22, Ukraine, Turkey and the UN in Istanbul signed an agreement on the unblocking of Ukrainian ports for the export of grain.

July 26 in Istanbul started hard work A joint coordinating center that will monitor the work of the “grain corridors” in accordance with the agreement on the export of food from the ports of Ukraine, signed on July 22.

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At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

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