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Talks Between Putin, Erdogan to Be of Critical Importance for Grain Deal - Source

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin - Sputnik International, 1920, 04.09.2023
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Sochi will be of critical importance for the grain deal in terms of risks of the increase of grain prices on global markets, a source in the Turkish technical delegation participating in talks on the deal told Sputnik on Monday.
Putin and Erdogan will meet in the Russian city of Sochi on Monday, with the grain deal reportedly being high on the agenda.
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"These talks between the two leaders are of critical importance. There will be clarity on further steps as regards our [Black Sea grain] initiative as I have already said. As you know, there are risks of increase of prices on grain on global markets, that is why all details, statements, agreements will be very important. We hope for a positive outcome," the source said.
Last week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the Black Sea Grain Initiative proposals by the UN lacked guarantees for Russia.
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