Turkey: 1 million tons of Ukrainian grain shipped

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The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday that the total grain shipped from Ukrainian ports since the beginning of August has reached one million and 43 thousand and 286 tons.

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The ministry said in a statement that the transport of grain from Ukrainian ports continues as planned under the agreement concluded on July 22 last.

She explained that 3 new ships left the Ukrainian ports on Saturday morning, bringing the total to 103 since the beginning of August.

On July 22, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the United Nations signed the “Document on the Initiative for the Safe Shipping of Grain and Foodstuffs from Ukrainian Ports” during a meeting hosted by Istanbul.

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The agreement included securing exports of grain stuck in the Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea (Eastern Europe) to the world.