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President Putin said Russia agreed to a grain deal to help the poorest countries

President of Russia Vladimir Putin named the purpose of the country’s participation in the grain deal – Moscow went to her to help the poorest countries. This is reported RIA News.

“This process of exporting grain from the territory Ukraine was organized under the pretext of protecting the interests of the poorest countries. And we went for it precisely in the interests of the poorest countries,” the president said.

According to the Russian leader, about 34 percent of the grain ends up in Turkey35 percent to countries European Union.

“And only three or four percent, well, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, maybe sometimes it was a little more, up to five percent, this figure fluctuates, because more is exported, back and forth (…) in favor of the poorest countries,” Putin emphasized.

Previously spokesperson State Department Ned Price declaredthat power USA did not see an excuse to suspend participation Russia in a grain deal.

Russia announced about the suspension of the grain deal after the drones attacked on October 29 in Sevastopol ships of the Black Sea Fleet. AT Ministry of Defense of Russia stated that the strikes were carried out by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The agency accused Great Britain of involvement in the attack, and also called the incident an act of terrorism. The ministry noted that these ships ensured the security of the grain corridor.

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