‘Karabakh belongs to Azerbaijan’
Turkish President Erdogan told the world at the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that Karabakh is the territory of Azerbaijan and no other status will ever be accepted.
Alternative grain corridor in action
An alternative corridor to deliver Ukrainian grain to world markets has been launched. The first dry cargo ships to use the Ukrainian-Romanian-Bulgarian territorial waters will take 20 thousand tonnes of wheat from the port of Chornomorsk to Egypt and Israel.
US praises Türkiye for grain corridor
Türkiye and the United Nations (UN) efforts to persuade Russia to return to the Grain Corridor continue to be appreciated around the world. White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that Türkiye and the United Nations are making intensive efforts to convince Russia.
Stoltenberg praises Türkiye for 'Grain Corridor'
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomed Türkiye's efforts to revive the grain agreement. Stoltenberg also expressed hope that Türkiye would soon ratify the NATO membership of Sweden and Finland.
First statement from US after Sochi meeting
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi was followed with interest in the world press. After the meeting, the United States (US) issued a statement inviting Russia to implement the grain agreement and expressing gratitude to the United Nations (UN) and Türkiye.
Critical Putin-Erdogan meeting in Sochi
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Russia was ready to return to the grain agreement, but demanded the fulfillment of its priorities. With this, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reminded that Türkiye had taken Russia's demands into account and was preparing a package of proposals for the United Nations.
‘Russia appreciates Türkiye's efforts’
During the high-level meeting in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed appreciation for Türkiye's foreign policy approach. Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan emphasized Türkiye's efforts on the grain deal.
Hope in grain crisis depends on Türkiye-Russia talks
The foreign ministers of Russia and Türkiye will meet in Moscow today. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the meeting will discuss the supply of 1 million tonnes of grain to Türkiye with the financial support of Qatar.
‘Türkiye tries to save Grain Deal’
The meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin to be held in the coming days is closely followed in the world press. Reporting the meeting between the two leaders, Al-Monitor used the title 'Türkiye is trying to save the Grain Deal'.
Remarkable grain deal statement by UN official
Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General, said it was not possible to say anything about the grain deal and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Russia. However, he emphasized that they continue to support and do everything in our power to ensure the resumption of exports of Ukrainian grain and Russian food products and fertilizer through all signed agreements.
Erdogan to meet with Putin to discuss latest developments
Kremlin spokesperson Peskov announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet soon. The grain agreement is expected to be discussed at the meeting.
Türkiye's critical statement on Grain Corridor
Türkiye continues to play the role of mediator between Ukraine and Russia. According to diplomatic sources, Ankara believes that a grain corridor initiative without Moscow would not be healthy.
Türkiye's critical decision for world on grain deal
Türkiye is reportedly working on a new Black Sea Grain Corridor with Russia and Qatar. The German newspaper Bild announced that the new agreement, with Türkiye at the center, will be signed in the coming days.
Russia's new target in Ukraine
Russia launched an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attack on grain silos in the Ukrainian port city of Reni. Russia has been targeting ports along the Danube River to prevent Ukraine's grain exports. Attacks on ports have reportedly increased recently.
Erdogan can convince Putin to grain deal: Ukraine
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba stated that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the only leader who can return Russian President Vladimir Putin to the grain deal.
Erdogan, Putin agree on Türkiye visit
Turkish President Erdogan and Russian President Putin discussed the latest situation on the phone. The two leaders agreed on Putin's visit to Türkiye.
Russia sees no reason to extend grain deal
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said Russia saw no reason to extend the Black Sea grain deal beyond July 17 because the West had acted in such an "outrageous" way over the agreement, but assured poor countries that Russian grain exports would be supplied to them at Moscow's expense if necessary.