Carrying 33,000 tons of corn, the Panama-flagged ship "Navi-Star" is expected to proceed on its way to Ireland after an inspection.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin have underlined the need for full implementation of the historic Istanbul deal for grain exports.
The two leaders discussed developments in Syria, Ukraine, bilateral ties and international issues, and noted the “key importance of sincere, frank and trusting ties between Russia and Türkiye for regional and global stability.”
The director of a Turkish cultural institute in Johannesburg heralds the start of traditional Turkish archery classes, to be taught by two South African nationals who studied the craft in Türkiye.
The US and the YPG, the PKK terror group’s Syrian wing, have an open relationship, but long before the YPG’s emergence, the Centcom refused to go against the terror group during the invasion of Iraq.
The departure of the ships comes after the first grain ship since the start of the conflict left Ukraine earlier this week under a Türkiye-brokered and United Nations-backed agreement.
Türkiye's defence minister underlined that they continue to work with Russian, Ukrainian and UN officials for the smooth functioning of the grain ships under Ankara-brokered deal.
Ankara's top diplomat, who visited the southeast Asian nation at the request of his counterpart, hails longstanding and promising cooperation between the two countries.
Türkiye urges Greece to fulfil obligations stemming from the Treaty of Lausanne on Turkish minority in Western Thrace, after a new legislation allowed the appointment of muftis by Greek authorities.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss developments in Syria and the conflict in Ukraine, alongside steps to enhance bilateral cooperation.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed Türkiye’s continued efforts to end the Ukraine crisis and emphasised that the entire world needs food items coming from Ukraine and Russia.
Diplomatic missions of the US and the UK have separately hailed Türkiye for diplomacy to broker deal over grain stuck for months due to ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.
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