Resumption of Ukraine’s grain exports to begin from Chornomorsk port

Resumption of Ukraine’s grain exports to begin from Chornomorsk port

The resumption of Ukraine’s grain exports will begin from the port of Chornomorsk.

Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Infrastructure, Yuriy Vaskov, stated this at a briefing at the Ukraine-Ukrinform Media Center.

"Within the 24 hours, we will be ready to work on resuming exports of agricultural products from our ports. We are talking about the port of Chornomorsk - it will be the first. The next will be Odesa and then - the port of Pivdennyi," he said.

Vaskov noted that within two weeks, Ukraine would be technically ready to export agricultural products from all three ports.

“We hope that the first shipment will be made within this week," Vaskov added.

As reported, on July 22, the agreement on exports of grain and other foodstuffs from the Ukrainian ports was signed following a quadripartite meeting in Istanbul between Ukraine, Turkey, the United Nations, and Russia.

The agreement was signed by Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov on behalf of Ukraine, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on behalf of the UN, and Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on behalf of Turkey.  Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signed the agreement in the same format on behalf of Russia.

On July 23, the Russian forces struck the Odesa port with Kalibr cruise missiles. Two missiles were shot down by Ukrainian air defense forces. Two other missiles hit the port’s infrastructure facilities.

Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Oleksandr Kubrakov stated that despite Russia’s shelling of the Odesa port, Ukraine is preparing for resuming grain exports.


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