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Revival of grain initiative main agenda in Türkiyes diplomatic efforts at UN: Turkish Foreign minister

Revival of grain initiative main agenda in Türkiyes diplomatic efforts at UN: Turkish Foreign minister

Published September 30,2023


The revival of the Black Sea grain deal was on the principle agenda in Türkiye‘s diplomatic efforts on the sidelines of the 78th General Assembly in New York, its international minister mentioned Friday.

Hakan Fidan mentioned at a news convention throughout a go to to Muğla province in southern Türkiye that the Russia-Ukraine warfare was on the forefront of a number of diplomatic conferences with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in New York. He mentioned the warfare had the potential to disrupt commerce within the Black Sea area.

Türkiye is placing vital efforts to someway cease the warfare or to offer companies within the identify of humanity, he mentioned.

“Stopping the war is, of course, our top priority because it is causing significant harm to the region and the world,” he mentioned.

He added the suspension of the Black Sea grain initiative doesn’t have an effect on solely the area but additionally issues all of humanity, particularly Africa.

“Last year, under the leadership of our president, negotiations had resolved this issue. This year, we are continuing our efforts on this matter,” he mentioned.

Amid efforts to proceed Ukrainian agricultural exports after the collapse of the Black Sea grain deal in July, Kyiv and its companions have been searching for land routes to achieve world markets from the war-ravaged nation.

Russia refused to increase the grain deal, complaining that the West had not met its obligations and that there have been nonetheless restrictions by itself meals and fertilizer exports. Moscow was significantly important of the restrictions on funds, logistics and insurance coverage.

Last 12 months, the UN and Türkiye brokered the grain deal that allowed Ukraine to ship grain through the Black Sea and succeeded in bringing down world meals costs.


Regarding Azerbaijan’s anti-terror operation in Karabakh, Fidan identified that after the cease-fire settlement in November 2020 within the area, Azerbaijan had been patiently ready for the Armenian entity in Karabakh to acknowledge its sovereignty.

“However, this did not happen. The Azerbaijani brothers conducted the process in a very mature manner. They attended all the meeting invitations extended to them, in the US, France, Belgium, and Moscow, and they spoke everywhere,” he mentioned.

Azerbaijan had two issues, mentioned Fidan: Resolving the problem of sovereignty in Karabakh and settling the Zangezur hall matter.

“However, for some reason, no progress was made on these fronts,” he mentioned.

Azerbaijan particularly made the removing of armed teams in Karabakh, which was the first impediment to sovereignty, their prime precedence, mentioned Fidan, including that they applied this efficiently.

Armenians have begun the method of integrating into regular life underneath the constitutional citizenship of Azerbaijan, he mentioned.

“We accept that this is a challenging process, but we believe it will be completed without any loss of human life, drama, or further tragedy,” he added.

Source: www.anews.com.tr


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