Report: Turkish bankТs mediation in grain deal on agenda
ANKARA, Apr 28 (PRIME) -- The problem of mediation of a Turkish bank in payments for Russian grain and fertilizers in the framework of the Black Sea Grain Initiative is on the agenda, the goal is to keep the deal in force, Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Friday quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
УThe U.N. Secretary General is well aware of the situation, and we are talking about it with the U.S. and the U.K., because these two countries are the key players in the banking sphere, and connection of Russian Agricultural Bank to the SWIFT system depends on them. After all, the deal promised to Russia was not implemented, we should be fair here,Ф Cavusoglu said.
УThe U.N. Secretary General said, СWe should work with the Turkish Bank.Т The issue of mediation of the Turkish bank in RussiaТs payments for the sale of grain and fertilizers is on the agenda. The goal here is to solve the problem and keep the deal. The Russians prolonged the deal for 60 days saying we should meet their expectations. We cannot say that the Russians made a mistake.Ф