US News Ukraine: The first UN ship loaded with cereals leaves for Africa

12:00  16 august  2022
12:00  16 august  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

The arrival of the first loading of Ukrainian cereals "postponed"

 The arrival of the first loading of Ukrainian cereals © Yasin Akgul / AFP L e ship carrying the first charging of cereals exported by Ukraine since the Russian invasion of February 24 will not accost Sunday 7 August in Lebanon as planned, said on Saturday at the France Press Agency, the Ukrainian Embassy in this country.

Le © Stringer The "Brave Commander" chartered by the UN left Pivdenny Tuesday morning in the direction of Ethiopia. Reuters/Igor Tkachenko The first humanitarian ship chartered by the UN to transport Ukrainian cereals left Pivdenny port Tuesday in southern Ukraine, with some 23,000 tonnes for Africa, the Ukrainian ministry announced infrastructure. "The Brave ship commanding with grain for Africa left the port of Pivdenny. This morning, the cargo cargo left for the port of Djibouti, where food will be delivered upon arrival to consumers in Ethiopia, "said the ministry on Telegram. According to him, "23,000 tonnes of wheat are on board this ship chartered by the United Nations World Food Program". Present at the port of Pivdenny on Sunday, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Oleksandre Koubrakov said that "two or three" additional ships chartered by the UN could start soon. First humanitarian cargo in the UN This is the first cargo of food aid to leave Ukraine since was signed in July by kyiv and Moscow, via mediation of Turkey and under the aegis of the 'UN, agreements on the export of Ukrainian cereals, blocked because of the war between the two countries. The first commercial ship left on August 1, and more than fifteen boats in total have left Ukraine since the entry into force of the agreement, according to the count of the Ukrainian authorities, but no humanitarian cargo The UN had not yet taken the sea. Ukraine and Russia are among the world's largest exporters of cereals, who have been experiencing the prices since the start of the war. According to the global food program, a record number of 345 million people in 82 countries are today faced with acute food insecurity, while up to 50 million people in 45 countries are likely to sink into famine without humanitarian aid.

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their last telephone interview dates back to May 28. © AFP.com/dmitry Lovetsky Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin in Saint Petersburg, May 25, 2018 Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron had not spoken since May 28. The Russian and French presidents had a telephone interview this Friday, August 19 in the afternoon.

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