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Evaluation of the May 14 elections and the Black Sea Grain Corridor from Italy

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Tajani made evaluations about the issues on the international agenda in a speech he gave to the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero.

Reminding that the presidential and general elections were held in Turkey yesterday, Tajani said, “We respect the will of the Turkish people. Turkey remains one of the main interlocutors for us in NATO and for the stability of the Mediterranean.” made his comment.

Asked about the prolongation of the war in Ukraine and the prolongation of the Black Sea Grain Corridor agreement, Tajani said, “This is a scenario we do not want to think about. The lives of millions of people in poverty are in danger. In Sub-Saharan Africa and countries in the center of Africa, with the war in Sudan, there is a lot of concern about migration. A crisis may arise that risks setting in motion a dangerous process.” used the phrase.


Noting that in such a situation, the instability caused by the lack of grain and basic foodstuffs will lead to a new wave of migration towards Europe, Tajani stated that he himself conveyed to the United Nations (UN) that the Black Sea Grain Corridor agreement should continue.

“We rely on Turkey’s independent mediation,” Tajani said. said.

In addition, Minister Tajani stated that they will host an international conference on food safety in July together with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which is headquartered in Rome.

Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, regarding the four-way meeting held in Istanbul between the deputy ministers of defense of Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, and UN officials, on May 12, “We are reaching an agreement on the extension of the grain agreement.” had made a statement.

It is stated that thanks to the Black Sea Grain Agreement signed on July 22, 2022, 30 million grains have been delivered to those in need since then.

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