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Reuters writer Pavel Polityuk reported on Sunday that, “Five more ships are on their way to Ukrainian sea ports using a new corridor opened to resume predominantly agricultural exports, an alternative arrangement to the Black Sea grain deal blocked by Russia, a top Ukrainian official said on Sunday.
“‘5 new vessels are waiting to be loaded in Ukrainian ports,’ Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said on the X social media platform.
“‘Bulk carriers OLGA, IDA, DANNY BOY, FORZA DORIA, NEW LEGACY are going to export almost 120,000 (metric) tons of Ukrainian grain to Africa and Europe,’ he added.
⛴️ 3 vessels loaded with grain and iron ore left ports Chornomorsk and Pivdenniy, 5 new cargo vessels is waiting to be moored in ports for loading.— Oleksandr Kubrakov (@OlKubrakov) October 1, 2023
Bulk carriers AZARA, YING HAO 01, ENEIDA (flags 🇱🇷Liberia and 🇵🇼Palau) is using temporary corridor established by the Ukrainian… pic.twitter.com/u9o9OV6OTd
The Reuters article added that, “Kubrakov also said that three bulk carriers – Azara, Ying Hao 01 and Eneida – left Ukrainian ports earlier on Sunday using the ‘temporary corridor established by the Ukrainian Navy’ and carrying 127,000 tons of agricultural products and iron ore.
“The three cargo vessels are the latest to sail since Kyiv set up a temporary ‘humanitarian corridor’ after Russia quit a deal allowing safe passage for Ukraine’s exports.”
Also Sunday, Reuters writer Alexander Marrow reported that, “Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday any British soldiers training Ukrainian troops in Ukraine would be legitimate targets for Russian forces, as would German factories producing Taurus missiles should they supply Kyiv.
“Medvedev, who is deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council and has become an increasingly hawkish and anti-Western figure in Russian politics, said such activities by the West were bringing World War Three closer.”