Nebenzya called the conditions for extending the grain deal
Russia's permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, said that Russia would consider extending the grain deal after 60 days only if there was progress in promoting Russian food and fertilizer to world markets. His letter was published on her Telegram channel by Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.
Nebenzya also demanded that Western countries connect Rosselkhozbank to SWIFT.
Earlier, Zakharova said that Russia agreed to extend the grain deal for only 60 days.
The United Nations (UN) has confirmed the extension of the grain deal. At the same time, the organization does not specify how long the deal was extended.
On March 18, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the extension of the grain deal, which expired today.
Later, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Oleksandr Kubrakov announced that the grain deal had been extended for 120 days. He announced this on his social networks.
On the eve of the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is extending the agreement for 60 days.