In 2021, Ukraine's grain harvest amounted to 107 million tonnes. President Volodymyr Zelensky said on July 31 that Ukraine’s primary goal is to prevent a global food crisis caused by the Russian invasion. On July 22, Kyiv and Moscow signed an UN-backed deal that envisions safe passage of Ukrainian grain from three ports in Odesa Oblast. The first ship could set off on Aug.1.
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