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Ukraine’s First Grain Ship May Depart on Monday, Turkey Says

  • More than a week after grain deal, no ships have yet sailed
  • Ukraine says it’s waiting for go-ahead from United Nations
The Chornomorsk Commercial Sea Port, Odesa Region.

The Chornomorsk Commercial Sea Port, Odesa Region.

Photographer: Yulii Zozulia/ Ukrinform/Future Publishing/Getty Images

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The first ship to export Ukrainian grain since an agreement was reached for the safe transit of vessels may depart as soon as Monday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said.