Zakharova asked the parties to the grain deal for evidence of its extension
“A question of questions: when the other parties will show something that indicates its extension for allegedly 120 days,” the diplomat stressed.
March 17 Kremlin official Dmitry Peskov declaredWhat Russia extended the grain deal for 60 days. The country’s consent to extend the agreement for this period became known as early as March 13.
In turn, on March 18 on the extension of the deal informed the president Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. However, he did not specify the terms, while the Habertürk TV channel specified that the deal had been extended for 120 days. The Minister of Infrastructure set the same deadlines. Ukraine Alexander Kubrakov. The Turkish authorities have not officially confirmed this information.
In the same day Maria Zakharova clarifiedthat the Kremlin has notified all participants in the grain deal that the agreement has been extended for 60 days.
Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN Vasily Nebenzyain turn, said that Russia will consider question of renewal after 60 days subject to fulfillment of requirements Moscow. According to him, the further fate of the deal will depend on tangible progress in the implementation of the memorandum of understanding between Russia and the UN Secretariat to assist in the promotion of Russian food and fertilizers to global markets.