Ukraine begins to resume grain exports The effort is overseen by the Joint Coordination Center in Istanbul, where personnel from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations are working.
Grain from Ukraine The United Nations and Turkey brokered a deal after the United Nations warned of the possibility of famine due to halted shipments of grain.Before the invasion, Russia and Together, Ukraine accounted for nearly one-third of world wheat exports.
Kubrakov said the General Cargo ship Fulmar S, flagged as Barbados, was in Chornomorskport in Ukraine.
"We are doing everything possible to enable our ports to accept and handle more vessels. We plan to reach the level of at least 3-5 ships," he wrote on Facebook.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was positive about the resumption of exports, adding that security risks remained.
"The threat of Russian provocation and terrorist acts remains. Everyone should be aware of this," he said in a late-night video address on Saturday. , if our partners fulfill some of their commitments and ensure the safety of supplies, this will truly solve the global food crisis.”
Ukraine , aiming to ship 3 million tonnes per month from Black Sea ports, Kubrakov said .
"This event provides a lucrative business opportunity for (grain shipping transactions) to be safe and, most importantly, for ship owners to return to Ukrainian ports. It's an important market signal that is," he added.
About 20 million tonnes of grain from last year's crop still remain in the country.