Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the extension of the Ukrainian wheat deal which expires at midnight tonight.
The Turkish president did not specify the period of time, but from Kiev the infrastructure minister, Oleksandr Kubrakov, announced that the agreement has been extended for 120 days.
On twitter, Kubrakov thanked Erdogan, Antonio Guterres and all 'our partners': "Thanks to our joint efforts, 25 million tons of Ukrainian wheat have been delivered to world markets".
After the extension of the wheat agreement "for 120 days", the deputy prime minister and infrastructure minister, Oleksandr Kubrakov, adds that now "the main challenge is to speed up the inspections of ships in Turkey. This will allow the world to obtain even more agricultural products Ukrainians".
On Facebook Kubrakov writes that "work continues to involve the ports of the Mykolaiv region in the grain initiative and to expand the range of goods".
"Ukraine has been and remains firmly rooted in the global economy and markets" concluded the Ukrainian deputy prime minister.