Lithuania to help Ukraine to export grain




On April 10, the Minister of Agriculture of Lithuania Kęstutis Navickas visited Kyiv to meet with Ukrainian Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Mykola Solsky.

“Lithuania keep on supporting Ukraine in its political, economic, humanitarian fields, and we highly appreciate it”, – M. Solsky said.

Primary, the ministers discussed the use of logistical possibilities of Lithuania for exports of Ukrainian grain to the traditional markets of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

K. Navickaspointed that the transport authorities of Lithuania was working on sending a test train from Ukraine with a volume of 2 thsd tonnes in the near future. It is obviously not enough, at the same time, this will be the first step for the implementation of a global project.