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Duda makes another statement on Ukrainian grain

Duda makes another statement on Ukrainian grain President of Poland Andrzej Duda (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)

Poland has prepared transit corridors for Ukraine to export its grain to countries in need. However, Warsaw will keep its export ban, according to President of Poland Andrzej Duda.

Duda believes that the decision to impose a ban on the sale of Ukrainian grain and other products in Poland is the right one. He notes that everything should be done to ensure that the transit of Ukrainian grain is as extensive as possible.

"Thanks to the work of our farmers, we are self-sufficient. We don't need grain from Ukraine. Their excellent harvests during the war barely reached the countries that really needed them. Transit corridors have been prepared in Poland, thanks to which Ukrainian grain can pass through Poland and be exported where it is needed. We are trying to help Ukraine and the countries that need this assistance," said Duda.

Ukraine-Poland conflict

On September 15, the European Commission lifted the ban on importing Ukrainian grain into Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania. However, Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia imposed bans at the national level.

Ukraine filed lawsuits against Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary with the World Trade Organization over the grain import ban.

During a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated that European partners were undermining solidarity with political theatrics. In turn, Poland made a series of sharp statements, including reducing aid to Ukraine and arms supplies.

For more details on what is happening between Ukraine and Poland, refer to the RBC-Ukraine article.