Putin’s visit to Crimea, Ukraine’s sanctions against Assad, Turkey’s statement on the extension of the “grain deal”
Erdogan announced the extension of the “grain deal”
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declaredthat Ankara ensured the prolongation of the food deal for a new term thanks to negotiations with Moscow and Kiev. The head of state thanked the UN for its efforts to extend the agreements.
Putin arrived on a visit to Crimea
Russian President Vladimir Putin I arrived to Sevastopol on the Day of the reunification of Crimea with Russia. The region celebrates the ninth anniversary of joining the Russian Federation. In Sevastopol, Putin was shown the School of Arts and the Korsun Children’s Center near Tauric Chersonese (a branch of Artek).
Ukrainian prime minister announced the dismissal of two ministers
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal said that Minister for Strategic Industries Pavel Ryabikin and Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Shkarlet will leave their posts next week. Oksen Lisovoy, Director of the Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, will become the new head of the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Strategic Industry will be headed by the ex-head of Ukrzheldorogy Oleksandr Kamyshin, informs TASS.
Musk: Detaining Trump will get him re-elected
American businessman Elon Musk believes that the detention of former US President Donald Trump will provide him with a “crushing victory” in the 2024 presidential election. Billionaire’s words quotes RIA News. Earlier, Trump said he expected detention on March 21, and called on his supporters to come out to protest.
Vladimir Zelensky imposed sanctions against Bashar al-Assad
Restrictions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad introduced for a period of 10 years. They provide for the blocking of assets, a ban on the withdrawal of capital from Ukraine, the termination of the fulfillment of economic and financial obligations, as well as a ban on the transfer of technologies and rights to intellectual property.