Russia, Turkey discuss grain export corridor from Ukraine

Al Jazeera

06-08-2022

NATO member Turkey shares a sea border with both Russia and Ukraine in the Black Sea, and has been working to mediate between both sides in their war. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February halted Kyiv’s Black Sea grain exports, threatening a global food crisis, and has driven up world food prices to record levels. Russia has previously denied allegations that it has stolen Ukrainian grain. Ukraine also alleged last week that Russia was shipping stolen grain to Turkey out of Crimea, which it annexed in 2014. It also accused Russia of sending 100,000 tonnes of stolen Ukrainian wheat to Syria.

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