There are about 280,000 tons of Russian fertilizers in European ports

Photo: Taken from Prensa Latina.

Up to 280,000 tons of mineral fertilizers from Russia are held in European portsToday, I mentioned the deputy chancellor of that country, Sergei Vershinin.

On Saturday, Vershinin, commenting on the consultations between Russia and the United Nations on this issue in Geneva, said that in recent months, Russian mineral fertilizers have stopped in several countries on that continent.

in this context, Russia has presented an initiative according to which the impounded fertilizers will be delivered free of charge to the poorest countries, especially African ones. Despite the initiative, the Deputy Foreign Minister lamented, little or almost nothing was done.

On July 22, Russia, Turkey and the United Nations signed an agreement to abolish the ban on the export of grain and fertilizer from Ukraine in the midst of hostilities, and the document is valid until November 19.

Representatives of the Ukrainian government signed a similar text with Ankara and representatives of the United Nations.

In addition, Moscow signed a memorandum with the United Nations to facilitate the export of Russian fertilizers and agricultural products to international markets.

In an earlier comment on the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Russian President Vladimir Putin said: He lamented that the bulk of those supplies go to the European Union, not to the poorest countries.

In turn, Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzia, stressed that the food agreement does not work with regard to the export of Russian grain and fertilizer.

(with information from Prensa Latina)

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