Coordination Center: Preparation is underway for departure of commercial ships from 3 Ukrainian ports

 Rear Admiral Ozcan Altunbulak

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# 02 August 2022 15:51 (UTC +04:00)

"The route to be followed by the commercial ship leaving the Ukrainian port of Odesa, the humanitarian corridor it passes, and the issues regarding its inspection are carried out under the procedures and principles agreed at the Center," said Rear Admiral Ozcan Altunbulak, coordinator of the Joint Coordination Center at a press conference, APA's Istanbul correspondent reports.

He noted that the preparation of ships that can export grain and other food products from 3 Ukrainian ports is underway. Altunbulak added that the first ship loaded with grain from Odesa port will arrive at Istanbul Bosphorus late at night due to sea conditions.