The first ship containing 26,000 tons of grain left the Ukrainian port of Odessa

Ministry of Infrastructure Ukraine reported that at 06:15 GMT this Monday, the first ship with 26,000 tons of grain cargo had left from the commercial port OdessaIn the Black Sea, according to the Ukrainian portal Ukriform.

According to this media, citing ministry sources, the cargo ship ‘Razoni’ is traveling under the flag of Sierra Leone and is heading to the port of Tripoli in Lebanon with tons of Ukrainian corn.

Earlier, a Turkish government spokesperson had reported that the first shipment is expected this morning, following the agreement reached separately between Russia and Ukraine at the end of July to ensure the release of Ukrainian grain.

Turkey acts as the validator of this agreement, where it acts as the guarantor together with Turkey. The United Nations also directs the control center established to monitor the operations.

The purpose of the agreement is Reactivate Ukrainian grain exports and alleviate the global food crisis It has been aggravated since the start of the war in Ukraine last February.

Several attacks on the port of Odessa, one of the three ports from which these shipments must depart, made it difficult for operations to begin, amid accusations from Kiev and the international community of undermining the agreement against Russia.

This was followed by several demining operations and further delays in the waters of these ports, which were overseen by a team of experts from Turkey and other Western countries.

Source: Informacion

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