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Türkiye, Russia agree to send free grain to needy countries

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speaks to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their talks on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Sept 16, 2022. (ALEXANDR DEMYANCHUK, SPUTNIK, KREMLIN POOL PHOTO VIA AP) ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he has agreed with his Russian […]

Erdogan, Zelensky discuss resumption of grain export deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky react while giving a press conference following the talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Lviv on Aug 18, 2022. (DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP) ANKARA/KYIV/MOSCOW – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday discussed resuming the implementation of […]

UN spokesperson: Grain exports from Ukraine helping to reduce prices

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defense Ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022 shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ISTANBUL – A drop in global wheat prices […]

Putin for review of Ukraine grain deal, accuses West of deception

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Sept 7, 2022. (STANISLAV KRASILNIKOV/TASS NEWS AGENCY HOST POOL PHOTO VIA AP) KYIV – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted to discuss reopening a UN-brokered deal that allows Ukraine to export its grain via […]

UN chief to meet Zelenskiy, Erdogan on grain exports, nuke plant

In this file photo taken on May 1, 2022, a Russian serviceman patrols the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in Energodar. (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP) LVIV, Ukraine – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ukraine on Thursday, with grain exports and concerns about […]

First Africa-bound grain ship arrives in Ukrainian port

This photograph taken on July 31, 2022 shows a grain combine harvester collecting wheat near Novoazovsk, Ukraine. (PHOTO/AFP) KYIV – The first Africa-bound grain ship since the Russia-Ukraine conflict in February docked in Pivdennyi port on Friday, Ukraine's infrastructure minister said. ALSO READ: Refused by buyer, first Ukraine grain vessel docks in Türkiye "The cargo […]