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US commends Turkey, UN for Ukraine-Russia grain deal

The US welcomed the grain agreement signed in Istanbul but cautioned the devil is in the details.
Grain deal

The United States welcomed separate agreements that Russia and Ukraine signed with Turkey and the United Nations on Friday to resume Kiev’s exports of grain through Black Sea ports. 

Ministers from Russia and Ukraine inked the deal during a signing ceremony with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Istanbul’s Dolmabahce Palace on Friday. It marks the first major agreement between countries since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February and comes after months of negotiations led by Ankara and the United Nations. 

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