Two new ships loaded with grain leave Ukraine

Two new ships loaded with grain leave Ukraine


Two new ships loaded with 70,000 tonnes of grain left Ukraine's Black Sea port of Chornomorsk on Tuesday under kyiv's export resumption deal, Ukraine's ministry said of Infrastructure. 

“Two ships left the port of Chornomorsk with a total cargo volume of 70,000 tons. The Rahmi Yaggi ship will deliver 5,300 tons to Turkey, and nearly 65,000 tons of corn will be delivered by the bulk carrier Ocean Lion to South Korea,” the ministry said on its Telegram channel. 

< p>Russia and Ukraine signed two separate agreements on July 22, validated by Turkey and the United Nations, which allow exports of Ukrainian cereals blocked by the war since February 24 and those of Russian agricultural products despite the sanctions Western countries.

Several ships have already left Ukraine in recent days. 

The blockage of millions of tons of grain due to the war in Ukraine, one of the major world producers like Russia, has caused food prices to soar in the poorest countries and sparked fears of a global food crisis.