The Russia-Ukraine grain agreement is suspended, according to the UN

Updated May 28, 2023
The United Nations reported that the grain agreement was suspended, despite Russia's agreement to extend it. Reuters writes about it.
According to the UN, no ships have been allowed to visit the Port of "South" since April 29. The United Nations and Turkey are working with other parties to restore full operation and remove all obstacles that limit the grain agreement. Ukraine accused the Russian Federation of de facto excluding the Port of Pivdenyi from the Black Sea Agreement, as the Russian Federation complained that it could not export ammonia by pipeline to Pivdenyi according to the agreement. The UN said that the Black Sea Agreement also provides for the export of fertilizers, including ammonia, but so far there has been no such export. A Ukrainian government source said last week that Kyiv would consider allowing transit of Russian ammonia through its territory for export if the Black Sea grain deal is expanded to include more Ukrainian ports and a wider range of goods. According to the agreement, the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul, which includes ...
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