Turkey is trying to extend the “grain agreement” for another 120 days




During the negotiations on the extension of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, which are ongoing at the ministerial level, Turkey is making efforts to extend the agreement for 120 days, and not for 60, as previously stated the representatives of the Russian Federation, Hulusi Akar, the Defense Minister of Turkey said on March 15, Ukrinform reports with reference to TRT Haber.

"The continuation is highly important. We will extend our negotiations for 120 days instead of two months. The parties will assess, Russia and Ukraine will make a decision. The United Nations (UN) has the same vision as us. I hope we will try to resolve this positively in the coming days," the minister said.

He also emphasized the importance of the Black Sea Grain Initiative for global food security.