Moscow (The Times Groupe)- Russian and Turkish military officials met on Wednesday in Moscow to discuss safe exits for Turkish merchant ships and grain exports from Ukrainian ports.
The sides also discussed Tuesday approaches to ensure safe navigation in the Black Sea, according to a statement from the ministry.
“On June 21, negotiations between the delegations of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey took place in Moscow.
“The parties discussed the issues of safe exit of Turkish merchant ships and grain export from Ukrainian ports, as well as approaches to ensuring safe navigation in the Black Sea,” the ministry said.
During the meetings with the delegations of Russia and Turkey, the importance of cooperation in a bilateral format was emphasized, which facilitated the removal of the Turkish cargo ship Azov Concord from Mariupol.
According to the statement, both sides agreed to continue consultations.