Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to discuss with Russian leader Vladimir Putin the viability of the grain deal under new UN terms, a policy source in Ankara told TASS.
"Definitely, the coming talks in Sochi will mostly focus on the viability of the previous grain deal. The two leaders will thoroughly consider new proposals that have been drafted by the United Nations with Türkiye’s participation," the source said.
On Sunday, the Sabah newspaper reported that a new package of UN proposals includes one on beginning negotiations on lifting restrictions on Russian food producers, whose assets were frozen in Europe.
Also Putin and Erdogan may discuss Russian natural gas supplies.
Russian grain exports to Africa via Turkey with assistance from Qatar will be discussed at talks in Sochi between the Russian President and his Turkish counterpart.