Grain Export Deal in Question Following Russian Missile Strike on Odesa Port
On Friday, Ukraine and Russia signed a deal in Istanbul to allow the resumption of Ukrainian grain exports via the Black Sea Ports.
Access to Ukraine's maritime ports had been blocked by Russian forces since the military invasion began in February.
The agreement was brokered by Turkey and the United Nations and is scheduled to be implemented in the next few weeks. Under the deal, up to 5 million metric tonnes of grain per month will be exported by shipping companies through safe passageways in Ukrainian waters.
Millions of tons of grain exports have been stalled in Ukraine due to the war, pushing global food prices higher...
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