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Ukrainian cereals: the first cargo is back on its way to Lebanon

2022-08-03T17:53:49.351Z

The cargo of 26,000 tonnes of corn, which left Odessa on Monday morning, was inspected by Turkish, Russian and Ukrainian experts at the entrance to the Bosphorus.



Turkish, Russian and Ukrainian experts inspected on Wednesday near Istanbul the ship carrying the first grain shipment exported by Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24, before the cargo ship resumes its journey to the Lebanon.

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The Razoni inspection lasted just under an hour and a half, AFP noted.

The freighter then continued on its way, entering the northern entrance to the Bosphorus in the early afternoon.

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The inspection at sea of ​​the freighter Razoni and the first authorized cargo of Ukrainian grain ended in the late morning according to the Turkish Ministry of Defense to the press.

At the end of this inspection conducted for a little less than an hour and a half, "

the boat will now cross the Bosphorus to go to Lebanon

", he said.

The inspection took at the entrance to the Bosphorus.

The expert delegations were taken aboard the Sierra Leonean-flagged freighter aboard two shuttles.

The cargo ship was to set off again shortly before noon (09:00 GMT) bound for the port of Tripoli, in northern Lebanon, using the Bosphorus to do so, which connects the Black Sea to the Sea of ​​Marmara between the two European shores. and Asian, from Istanbul.

Marmara then opens onto the Mediterranean via the Dardanelles Strait.

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The first load of Ukrainian cereals reaches the Turkish coast

This cargo of 26,000 tonnes of corn left the port of Odessa (southern Ukraine) on Monday morning is the first authorized under the agreement concluded on July 22 in Istanbul between Russia and Ukraine via mediation by the Turkey and under the aegis of the United Nations.

This agreement allows the resumption of shipments to world markets of Ukrainian cereals blocked since the Russian invasion, under international supervision.

Source: lefigaro

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