China News Service, August 17. According to Reuters, a UN spokesman said that UN Secretary-General Guterres will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Turkish President Erdogan in Ukraine on August 18, local time. On the 19th, he will visit the Black Sea port of Odessa.

On July 22, 2022, UN Secretary-General António Guterres speaks during the signing ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey.

  Guterres will discuss the situation at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant while seeking a political solution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the spokesman said.

  In addition, Guterres will visit the Joint Coordination Center in Istanbul.

The center, made up of Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish and UN officials, oversees Ukrainian exports of grain and fertilizers to the Black Sea

  The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant has been the target of military strikes since the end of July, with Moscow and Kyiv continuing to accuse each other of shelling the plant.

  On July 22, Russia and Ukraine signed relevant agreements with Turkey and the United Nations respectively in Istanbul on the issue of the export of agricultural products from the Black Sea ports. The content of the agreement includes establishing a joint coordination center in Istanbul and ensuring the safety of food transportation.