Sep 27, 2023

Kremlin Says Ammonia Pipe Blast Complicates Ukraine Grain Deal

Aine Quinn

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Russia said that talks on extending the safe-corridor deal that allows Ukraine to ship crops out of its Black Sea ports have been complicated by damage to a key ammonia pipeline.

The pipeline is "integral" to Russia's involvement in the deal, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to Interfax. "This complicates things in terms of continuing the deal," Peskov said, without elaborating.