Two more grain ships leave Ukraine, Turkish Defense Ministry says
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ANKARA – Two more grain-carrying ships have left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the total number of ships due to leave Ukraine’s Black Sea ports under a deal to 27. grain export agreement negotiated by the UN.
The Zumrut Ana and the MV Ocean S, cleared to depart on August 20, were loaded with 6,300 tonnes of sunflower oil and 25,000 tonnes of wheat respectively, the joint coordination center set up in a statement said. to allow safe passage. (Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun and Can Sezer Editing by Mark Potter)