UN spokesperson: Grain exports from Ukraine helping to reduce prices

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defense Ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022 shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ISTANBUL – A drop in global wheat prices […]

Putin for review of Ukraine grain deal, accuses West of deception

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Sept 7, 2022. (STANISLAV KRASILNIKOV/TASS NEWS AGENCY HOST POOL PHOTO VIA AP) KYIV – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted to discuss reopening a UN-brokered deal that allows Ukraine to export its grain via […]

UN chief to meet Zelenskiy, Erdogan on grain exports, nuke plant

In this file photo taken on May 1, 2022, a Russian serviceman patrols the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in Energodar. (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP) LVIV, Ukraine – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ukraine on Thursday, with grain exports and concerns about […]

First Africa-bound grain ship arrives in Ukrainian port

This photograph taken on July 31, 2022 shows a grain combine harvester collecting wheat near Novoazovsk, Ukraine. (PHOTO/AFP) KYIV – The first Africa-bound grain ship since the Russia-Ukraine conflict in February docked in Pivdennyi port on Friday, Ukraine's infrastructure minister said. ALSO READ: Refused by buyer, first Ukraine grain vessel docks in Türkiye "The cargo […]

2nd caravan of grain ships from Ukraine arrive in Istanbul

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defence ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022, shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ISTANBUL – The second caravan of ships transporting […]

First Ukraine grain ship since start of conflict leaves Odesa

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry Press Office, the Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni cargo ship, with 26,000 tonnes of the Ukrainian corn aboard, leaves the port in Odesa region, Ukraine, Aug 1, 2022. (UKRAINIAN INFRASTRUCTURE MINISTRY PRESS OFFICE VIA AP) KYIV – A ship carrying grain left Ukraine's Odesa port for foreign markets […]