Ukrainian Navy: four civilian vessels leave Ukrainian ports on southern coast
As of September 7, four civilian vessels have successfully left Ukrainian ports on the southern coast without being obstructed by Russian troops
Dmytro Pletenchuk, a spokesman for the Ukrainian Navy, said at a briefing at the Ukraine Media Center.
"Three of them have left the Black Sea, one is in the ports of Romania, it had a point where it was planned to enter," the military said.
Pletenchuk said that the so-called corridor for civilian vessels is functioning, and was chosen by the Navy as the safest.
"In our area of responsibility, the Armed Forces are doing everything necessary to ensure the safety of these vessels, and accordingly, we are ready for the challenges that may occur," Pletenchuk added.
According to the military, Russian occupiers are absent in the southwestern region of the Black Sea.
Also today, on September 7, Economy Minister Yulia Svyrydenko announced that Ukraine has started exporting grain through Croatian ports: this route will be further developed to expand the capacity of the transport corridor.