The strike runs counter to recent promises by Russian President Vladimir Putin for safe passage through the Black Sea from Ukrainian ports for merchant shipping.
Russian invaders destroyed the second largest grain terminal in Ukraine in Nikolaev.
This was announced by the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, writes CNN .
“Another Russian missile strike contributing to the global food crisis. Russian troops have destroyed the second largest grain terminal in Ukraine in Nikolaev,” Borrell wrote.
Borrell said the strike runs counter to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent pledges for safe passage through the Black Sea from Ukrainian ports for merchant shipping.
“The disinformation that Putin is spreading to deny the accusations is getting more and more cynical,” he wrote.
According to the mayor of Nikolaev Alexander Senkevich, on June 4, Russian invaders fired at an infrastructure facility . As a result, warehouses with grain meal broke out. Extinguishing the fire continued until June 6.
Pictures shared on social media on Sunday show the terminal engulfed in flames. Nikolaev is located next to one of the most fertile grain regions of Ukraine.