Baltic: Polish, Baltic presidents discuss Ukrainian grain dispute

The presidents of the Baltic States and Poland met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York to discuss the transport of Ukrainian grain through EU ports, ERR reports. Estonian President Alar Karis noted that shipping Ukrainian grain via Baltic ports required cooperation with Poland. Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen, speaker of the Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, urged Poland and Ukraine to find diplomatic solutions to their dispute, pointing out that the situation only benefited Russia, BNS reports. Earlier, Ukraine announced that it would sue Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia at the World Trade Organization over restrictions on the import of Ukrainian agricultural products, Politico reported. In response, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced that Poland would stop weapons shipments to Ukraine, Ukrainska Pravda reported. Meanwhile, Lithuanian Defence Minister Arvydas Anusauskas suggested that the whole dispute was related to the upcoming Polish elections.