Ukrainian minister expects last minute extension of crucial sea transport deal
Extending the UN-coordinated agreement for Black Sea transport likely won’t happen until right before deadline, says Ukrainian minister. 231 dry cargo vessels have so far carried 5.3 million tonnes of grain and other foods through the corridor.
by PETER THOMSEN and DORTE STENBÆK BRO
PARIS / COPENHAGEN – A renewal of the crucial deal on access to Ukraine’s merchant ports regarding exports of the country’s massive grain volumes is not likely to be agreed upon until the last minute.
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