Syrian Ship Carrying 'Stolen Ukrainian Barley, Flour' Docks in Tripoli -Ukrainian Embassy


Reporting by Maya Gebeily;Editing by Elaine Hardcastle, Reuters

via U.S. News & World Report - July 28, 2022


BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian ship sanctioned by the United States has docked in the northern Lebanese port of Tripoli carrying barley and wheat that the Ukrainian embassy in Beirut told Reuters on Thursday had been plundered by Russia from Ukrainian stores.


The Laodicea docked in Tripoli on Wednesday, according to shipping data website MarineTraffic.


“The ship has traveled from a Crimean port that is closed to international shipping, carrying 5,000 tonnes of barley and 5,000 tonnes of flour that we suspect was taken from Ukrainian stores,” the embassy told Reuters...