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Turkey in talks with Russia, Ukraine over grain-export corridor
May 26, 2022

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Turkey is in negotiations with Russia and Ukraine to open a corridor via the Bosphorus for grain exports from Ukraine.

Turkish senior official told Reuters that corridor to be opened from Turkey and there was a demand for this grain to reach their targeted markets.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko was quoted as saying that Moscow is ready to provide a corridor for vessels carrying food in return for lifting of some Western sanctions.

Earlier, a senior European diplomat said that Turkey is ready to contribute to a kind of monitoring of these exports from Odesa through the Black Sea.