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Finalizing an agreement on Ukrainian grain exports

Finalizing an agreement on Ukrainian grain exports

A member of the Ukrainian negotiating delegation said that grain shipments will resume from three ports under Ukrainian control.

– Export will be carried out through three ports – Odessa, Bivdnyi and Chornomorsk. But MP Rustam Omirov says, but we hope to expand it in the future.

It should be under the supervision of the United Nations

He adds that transportation security will be monitored by a UN team based in Istanbul. But he does not believe that Russian ships should be allowed into Ukrainian waters.

– We do not trust them even if they sign an agreement with the United Nations. This is an attacking country, says Omerov.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the route for exporting products from Russia will also be opened with the agreement.

– When we solve this problem, the export route will be opened not only for grain and sunflower oil from Ukraine, but also for products from Russia.

– Although these Russian products are not affected by the sanctions, there are obstacles in terms of shipping, insurance and the banking system. Cavusoglu adds that the United States and the European Union have made promises to raise these promises.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations on the site

The Turkish presidency’s office said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres would attend when the deal was signed. Reports say that Turkey and the United Nations have been working for two months to reach an agreement BBC.

Ukraine is one of the world’s largest exporters of wheat, corn and sunflower oil. But up to 25 million tons of wheat and other crops have been blocked in Ukrainian ports by Russian warships and mines deployed by Ukraine to prevent landing attacks.

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The embargo has raised concerns about global food shortages, and has affected, among other things, poor countries in Africa where grain prices have skyrocketed due to reduced supply.

Ukrainian boats must drive cargo ships with wheat in mined waters.

Russia must maintain a ceasefire during ship transfers.

Turkey, in cooperation with the United Nations, will inspect the ships to prevent arms smuggling.

Facilitating Russian exports of wheat and fertilizers across the Black Sea.

Source: BBC