The first Ukrainian humanitarian grain shipment will deliver wheat to Ethiopia.
The first vessel from the humanitarian program Grain from Ukraine departed with 25,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat bound for Ethiopia on Saturday, according to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office. The statement said that Ukraine plans to send over 60 more ships to Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Congo, Kenya, and Yemen as part of the initiative. The first ship arrived at the port of Doraleh in Djibouti on Saturday en route to landlocked Ethiopia. Moreover, in the past two days, nine Grain from Ukraine ships with a combined 336,000 tons of agricultural products have left Odesa ports, said the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure on Sunday.