Cargo ship Super Bayern (center), carrying Ukrainian grain, sails at the entrance of Bosphorus, in the Black Sea off the coast off Kumkoy, north of Istanbul, on Nov 2, 2022. (PHOTO / AFP)
KIEV / MOSCOW - Ukraine's Black Sea ports have shipped 19 million tons of foodstuffs since August under a key deal on grain and fertilizer exports, the government-run Ukrinform news agency reported Tuesday, citing a senior official.
Ukraine's ports of Odesa, Chornomorsk, and Pivdenny have the capacity to supply abroad about 6 million tons of foodstuffs monthly, said the country's Deputy Agriculture Minister Markiyan Dmytrasevych
Ukraine exports about 3 million tons of grain and other agricultural products per month from its three Black Sea ports, said the country's Deputy Agriculture Minister Markiyan Dmytrasevych.
Ukraine's ports of Odesa, Chornomorsk, and Pivdenny have the capacity to supply abroad about 6 million tons of foodstuffs monthly, Dmytrasevych added.
Over 195 Ukrainian soldiers killed
The Russian defense ministry said Tuesday that the country's forces continued to advance in the Kupyansk, Krasny Liman, Kherson, Donetsk, and South Donetsk directions.
Over 195 Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result of the offensives, and certain number of Ukrainian tanks, armored combat vehicles, ammunition depots, howitzers and artillery systems have been destroyed.
Russian forces also shot down a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter and destroyed five drones, it added.
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