‘No problem’ with Ukrainian grain shipments – Turkey — RT Business News


A total of 33 grain ships have so far left Ukraine’s Black Sea ports under the multinational deal brokered by the UN last month, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.

The Minister also noted that the agreement between Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the UN is being complied with smoothly and everything is going well.

There is no problem. There are some technical difficulties, they are resolved immediately. To date, 33 ships carrying agricultural products have departedCavusoglu said in an interview with Haber Global TV.

Grain exports from Ukraine, a major global supplier, were halted in late February after Russia launched its military operation in the country. The two sides traded blame for the disruption to shipments.

However, in late July, following UN-brokered talks in Istanbul, an agreement was reached to unblock grain exports through the Black Sea. As a result, shipments from three Ukrainian ports resumed on August 1.

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