Russia and Ukraine extend grain deal despite disagreement

The UN says nearly 25 million tonnes of grain have left Ukraine under the deal By Sarah Fowler

BBC News

A deal allowing Ukraine to export millions of tonnes of grain through the Black Sea despite the ongoing conflict with Russia has been extended. But it is unclear how long it will last, with Ukraine pushing for 120 days, and Russia calling for 60 days.Russia has warned it will not allow the deal to go on longer unless sanctions against Moscow are softened.The UN and Turkey helped broker the export agreement last July following fears of a global food crisis.Ukraine […]

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