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The First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation sees no reason for optimism regarding the resumption of the grain deal

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Published Oct 2, 2023

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The First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, Dmitry Polyansky, stated in an interview that he sees no reasons for optimism regarding the resumption of the grain deal between Russia and the UN. He mentioned that the UN has not proposed any new formats and is only expressing general wishes for the deal to be restored. While acknowledging the efforts of the UN Secretary General to fulfill the demands of Russia, Polyansky emphasized that everything depends on the willingness of Western states, which he believes is lacking.
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“It (the grain deal - TASS note) consisted of two parts - the Black Sea initiative concerning Ukrainian grain, and a three-year memorandum between the Russian Federation and the UN on the export of Russian fertilizers and products to world markets. We are not putting forward new demands, we just want to achieve the fulfillment of what what was promised to us. <…> So far I don’t see any moments that would make me optimistic about the resumption of the grain deal in one form or another,” he said, answering a question about the likelihood of Western countries fulfilling Russian demands stated in the memorandum. “As far as I know, the UN has not proposed any new formats. At this stage, they are limited to expressing general wishes for the deal to be restored. But now they are talking not only about Ukrainian grain, but also about Russian agricultural products and fertilizers, that is, they have become to mention both elements of this equation, which can be considered a great ...
Source: Kvedomosti
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