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Turkish President Erdogan announces extension of Ukraine Black Sea grain deal

From CNN’s Yusuf Gezer in Istanbul and Lauren Kent in London

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced an extension of the Black Sea grain deal Saturday, but he did not specify a new expiration date.The deal, which was brokered by the United Nations and Turkey last July to guarantee safe passage for ships carrying vital grain exports from Ukraine, had been set to expire today.”As a result of our negotiations with both parties, we extended the agreement period,” Erdogan said at an event in Turkey’s Çanakkale province. “This […]

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