July 17 () –
The Russian authorities have announced this Monday that the country is ending the grain export agreement reached for the first time in July 2022 in the midst of the Russian invasion of Ukraine after denouncing breaches by Kiev.
The spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajarova, has indicated that “the Ukrainian and Turkish parties have been notified of the completion, as well as the United Nations”, to whom she has conveyed Moscow’s “objections” in this regard after refusing to extend the term. agreement.
Thus, he has indicated that the authorities plan to offer more details in this regard in the near future, according to the Interfax news agency. The grain export agreement was reached a year ago in the Turkish city of Istanbul with the participation of the Turkish authorities and the United Nations.
Over the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted that he did not perceive compliance with the conditions for extending the agreement, which expired this Monday.