Four cargo ships sail from Ukraine Black Sea ports

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By Natalia Zinets and Daren Butler KYIV/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Four more ships carrying almost 170,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs sailed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Sunday under a deal to unblock the country’s exports after Russia’s invasion, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said. The United Nations and Turkey brokered the agreement last month after warnings that the halt in grain shipments caused by the conflict could lead to severe food shortages and even outbreaks of famine in parts of the world. Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said there were plans to step …

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