Cavusoglu said that Turkey will not allow the import of wheat stolen by Russia or any other country.
Turkey has promised to investigate allegations that Russia stole Ukrainian wheat during the occupation. British Foreign Secretary Liz Trass and offered “emergency” assistance in the global food crisis.
Trass met his Turkish counterpart in Ankara on June 23 Mevlut Cavusoglu After the meeting, he said that the global grain crisis “must be resolved within the next month, otherwise we may face catastrophic consequences.”
The international community has called on Russia to allow the export of Ukrainian grain. Kyiv accuses Moscow of blocking Black Sea ports.
These two countries are the largest exporters of wheat in the world and play an important role in ensuring global food security. Russia’s attack on Ukraine has led to a sharp rise in global food prices.
“The importance of protecting Ukrainian ports and safe passage for commercial vessels is very clear. The United Kingdom offers its experience on all these fronts, in taking measures to ensure the safe emergence of wheat, but this requires international efforts. ” – Trass stressed.
Cavusoglu said that Turkey will not allow grain stolen by Russia or any other country to be imported to its territory.
New sanctions against Russia
Britain has announced new trade and financial sanctions against Russia over its unjustified aggression against Ukraine.
The sanctions include bans on exports of a number of products and technologies, as well as on fuel.
Products and technologies intended for internal repression in the list of prohibited products; products and technology using chemical and biological weapons; seafood products and technology; oil refining products and technology; Important industrial products and technologies are also included.
There are also bans on the import of iron and steel.
Some of the new restrictions apply to both Russia and Moscow-backed separatist-held Ukraine.