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Cargo vessels de-listed from ship registries after Crimea grain trades

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

By Jonathan Saul and Polina Devitt
LONDON/MOSCOW, July 12 (Reuters) - At least two countries
have struck cargo vessels off their registries in recent weeks
after the ships were involved in transporting grains from Crimea
to Syria, maritime officials told Reuters.
Crimea has been under Western sanctions since it was annexed
from Ukraine by Russia in 2014 and has been frozen out of many
export markets. That leaves Syria, which has also been targeted
by sanctions ...