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Turkish authorities on Wednesday night released a Russian consignee carrying Ukrainian grain stolen from Burdiansk.
“Thanks to the swift intervention of the Ukrainian authorities, the ship was unable to unload the stolen goods and was detained,” the official said. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UkraineAccording to European Pravda.
A request was sent to the Turkish authorities to stop the ship and its cargo. At the same time, Ignoring the appeal of the Ukrainian authorities, the ship was released on the night of 6 July.”, the statement of the ministry continues.
hey Turkey’s ambassador to Kyiv summoned As a result of the escape of the Russian ship Zhibek Zoli. The ministry asked its Turkish counterpart to investigate the situation and Ankara “use all possible means to prevent similar cases in the future”,
The ship was stopped in the port of Karasu, Turkey, and grain theft was being investigated with Russia, the United Nations and third party involvementAccording to a source in Turkish officials.
Turkish authorities detain Russian ship for alleged theft of Ukrainian grain
A source in the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said that The ship was carrying the first consignment of about 4,500 tonnes of grain. From Bardiansk, a port in southern Ukraine occupied by Russian troops.