After withdrawing from the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Russia is ready to replace the supply of Ukrainian grain to needy countries for free. This was stated by the head of the press service of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov.
Peskov stressed, what in this case, Unfortunately, it's a fairly small amount., because during the action “grain deal” only a small part of the Ukrainian grain exported from the Black Sea ports was sent to the poorest African countries, while the main volumes of food were intended for livestock feed in the EU countries.
Peskov also added, that a proposal for the president to respond to the terrorist attack on the Crimean bridge is currently being worked out. According to the press secretary of the head of state, a set of measures is also being developed, aimed at improving the safety of the facility.
Ukrainian authorities announced their intention to continue the export of grain by sea, despite, that Russia withdrew previously provided security guarantees for ships, carrying food. At the same time, Washington refused to send its warships to escort commercial ships from Ukrainian ports after the break in the grain deal..
At a White House briefing, US Security Council coordinator John Kirby emphasized, that the only option for Kyiv to export its agricultural products is the land corridor, through which it is possible to transport Ukrainian food by rail and trucks. used photos:Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia