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Turkey's Erdogan hopes Russia-Ukraine grain deal will be extended by a year

Reuters · 11/16/2022 00:38
Turkey's Erdogan hopes Russia-Ukraine grain deal will be extended by a year

- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that he believed the U.N.-brokered grain export deal between Russia and Ukraine will be extended beyond its Nov. 19 deadline, adding that Ankara is making efforts to extend it by a year.

Speaking at a conference at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, Erdogan said talks about extending the deal were ongoing, adding that the deal was important for the world.


(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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