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Russia, Ukraine, Türkiye deputy ministers to discuss grain deal: Akar

Deputy defense ministers of Ukraine, Russia and Türkiye are expected to meet in Istanbul on May 5 for talks on extending the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on May 3.

Recalling his recent meetings with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov, Akar said both sides were warm on extending the deal.