U.N. chief on Ukraine grain export talks: ‘still a way to go’
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gestures while speaking during the opening of the 2022 UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes
UNITED NATIONS, July 12 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that “there is still a way to go” in talks to try and resume Ukraine Black Sea exports of grain.
Military delegations from Turkey, Russia and Ukraine will meet with U.N. officials on Wednesday to discuss the issue, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Tuesday. read more
“We are working hard indeed, but there is still a way to go,” Guterres told reporters. “Many people are talking about it, we prefer to try and do it.”
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Reporting by Michelle Nichols
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