President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview with Reuters that he proposed the plan to the UN amid a global shortage of fertilizers. “I am against supplying ammonia from Russia through our territory. I would only do it in exchange for our prisoners,” he said. Ukraine has a pipeline that can pump up to 2.5 million tonnes of ammonia annually from Russia to Ukraine's Black Sea ports. Zelensky’s idea was rejected by the Kremlin.
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