110,000 tonnes of grain delivered to Ethiopia, Somalia under Grain from Ukraine program

110,000 tonnes of grain delivered to Ethiopia, Somalia under Grain from Ukraine program

Within the framework of the Grain from Ukraine program, 110,000 tonnes of grain have been delivered to Ethiopia and Somalia.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.

"Due to the joint efforts of Ukraine, partner countries and WFP, 110,000 tonnes of grain were delivered to Ethiopia and Somalia. On February 15, the Mv Valsimitis started loading 25,000 tonnes of grain for Kenya in Chornomorsk. A decision was approved send cargo to Yemen, Sudan and Nigeria," the head of state said.

It is noted that each ship with grain sent within Grain from Ukraine meets the food needs of an average of 90,000 people.

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"Ukraine has been and will remain a guarantor of world food security. And will continue to make its key contribution," Zelensky emphasized.

As reported, the Grain From Ukraine program was initiated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. It provides for the purchase of Ukrainian grain by partner countries and its transfer to countries suffering from the humanitarian crisis. The program is implemented in partnership with the UN World Food Program. More than 30 countries joined the initiative, donating almost $200 million in total.

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