Turkey will discuss with Qatar the supply of 1 million tons of grain from Russia

Updated Sep 22, 2023
Turkey is working to supply 1 million tons of Russian grain to Africa and will discuss this issue with Qatar, which will provide financial support for this process. This was stated by the President of the Republic Tayyip Erdogan in an interview with Turkish media in New York. "Now she [Russia] will send 1 million tons of grain [to Africa]. We say that this figure can be increased if we monitor it closely. He [Putin] said: "Let's include Qatar in this matter, let's turn this grain into flour, including Qatar. But not to Europe. Let's send it free of charge to African countries in need." We are now working on this issue. We will discuss this issue with Qatar and take this step in this direction," the state agency Anadolu Ajansı quoted him as saying. On August 31, negotiations between the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation and Turkey, Sergei Lavrov and Hakan Fidan, took place in Moscow; they discussed the grain deal and the parameters for implementing the initiative to ...
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