. Cardoso is on a state visit to Kiev. According to him, the Brazilian state oil-and-gas producing company Petrobraz is prepared to take part in developing oil and gas deposits in off-shore zones of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. President Leonid Kuchma of Ukraine expressed a hope that Brazil, which is a renowned leader in deep-sea drilling technologies, will render assistance to Ukrainian specialists in developing oil and gas deposits.
The massive explosion at the port of Beirut occurred due to the detonation of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, which was seized in 2014 from the ship Rhosus