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As a first UN ship loaded with grain left Ukraine on Tuesday bound for Africa, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of dragging out the conflict. Follow the main events of the day live.
9:28 a.m .: Vladimir Putin accuses Washington of dragging out the Ukrainian conflict and seeking to “destabilize” the world
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the United States of dragging out the Ukraine conflict and seeking to “destabilize” the world with a recent visit to Taiwan by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.
“The situation in Ukraine shows that the United States is seeking to drag out this conflict. And it is equally concerned by instigating the potential for conflict in Asia,” the Russian president said in an address to the International Security Conference in Moscow, see in Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan “a conscious strategy aimed at destabilizing the situation in the world”.
8:22 am: fire and explosion of ammunition at a Russian base in Crimea
A fire that caused an explosion of ammunition occurred Tuesday morning in a Russian military base in Crimea, possibly Ukrainian annexed by Russia, announced the Russian Ministry of Russian Defense.
The fire broke out around 3:15 GMT in a temporary ammunition depot at a Russian base in the northern district of Jankoy, the ministry said in a statement, quoted by Russian news agencies. According to the governor of Crimea, Sergey Aksionov, two civilians were injured.
7:59 a.m .: Kyiv says it can export 3 million tonnes of grain in September
Ukraine has the capacity to export 3 million tonnes of grain from its ports in September and may in the future be able to export 4 million tonnes per month, the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure explained on Tuesday. , Yuri Vaskov.
7:28 a.m.: First UN ship loaded with grain leaves Ukraine for Africa
The first UN-chartered humanitarian ship to carry Ukrainian grain left the port of Pivdenny in southern Ukraine on Tuesday with some 23,000 tons for Africa, Ukraine’s infrastructure ministry said.
“The ship ‘Brave Commander’ with grain for Africa left the port of Pivdenny. This morning the cargo ship left for the port of Djibouti, where the food will be delivered on arrival to consumers in Ethiopia”, a indicated the ministry on Telegram.
A total of five new ships loaded with grain were able to leave Ukraine on Tuesday morning, announced the Turkish, Ukrainian and UN authorities.
With AFP and Reuters