decisions of Ukraine, Turkey and the UN on the grain deal do not oblige the Russian Federation to anything

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The source said that the decisions taken by Kyiv, Ankara and the UN on the movement of ships under the grain deal do not oblige Russia to anything.

“We suspended participation and officially informed the SKC about this. Decisions made without us (if any) do not oblige us to anything,” the source said. His quotes RIA Novosti on Monday, October 31.

In addition, the Russian Federation notified the Joint Coordinating Center (JCC) in Istanbul that it will continue the dialogue with Ankara and the UN at the JCC on urgent issues. The Russian delegation will cooperate remotely on issues that require immediate resolution by the SKC.

On the evening of October 30, the movement of ships in the Black Sea as part of a grain deal was agreed upon without Russia’s participation. On the relevant decision, UN representatives warned the Russian delegation in the SCC.

On the afternoon of October 30, the Turkish military department reported that due to the suspension of Russia’s participation in the “grain deal”, the departure of ships with food from the ports of Ukraine will not be carried out.

October 29 at the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed the withdrawal of Russia from the grain deal. The diplomatic department stressed that the Russian side, in connection with the actions of Kyiv, can no longer guarantee the safety of civilian dry cargo ships participating in the Black Sea Initiative.

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