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Beirut: A ship that Ukraine says is carrying grain stolen by Russian forces left Lebanon on Thursday for neighbouring Syria.“I allowed the ship to leave Lebanon towards Syria after judicial authorities and all probes were done in accordance with the Lebanese rules that preserve our country’s integrity and sovereignty,” Lebanese Transport Minister Ali Hamiyeh told dpa. The Syrian-flagged Laodicea had docked at Lebanon’s Tripoli port on July 27 with some 5,000 tonnes of barley and 5,000 tonnes of flour on board. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry says the goods were pilfered from its territory.According to the ship-tracking website MarineTraffic, it headed for the Mediterranean port of Tartus in Syria on Thursday. (dpa)
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