Ukraine cheers rollover of grain deal, but Russia objects again

30,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat going to Kenya and Ethiopia at the port of Chornomorsk, east of Odessa | Oleksandr Gimanov/AFP via Getty Images A deal allowing Ukrainian grain exports to pass through the blockaded Black Sea has been extended for 120 days, Ukraine announced Saturday, but Russia again griped that it would only assent to a full rollover if its own exports of food and fertilizer are freed up.

Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov thanked “all our partners for sticking to the agreements” in a tweet Saturday afternoon. “Due our joint efforts, 25M tons of Ukrainian grain” have been “delivered […]

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