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Russian, Turkish defence ministers discuss grain deal suspension: ministry

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Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu spoke Monday to his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar about Russia’s suspension of the deal that allowed the resumption of Ukrainian grain exports halted by the offensive.

“Questions about the suspension, by the Russian side, of the implementation of the agreement on the export of agricultural products from Ukrainian ports as part of the ‘Black Sea Grain Initiative’ were discussed,” the Russian defence ministry said on Telegram.

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