Today: Tuesday, 5 March 2024 year

The Turkish Foreign Minister discussed the grain deal with Blinken.

The Turkish Foreign Minister discussed the grain deal with Blinken.

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan discussed Sweden’s membership in NATO and the grain deal with his American counterpart Anthony Blinken.

“Today (June 8), Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. Mr. Blinken congratulated Minister Fidan on his new appointment,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.


During the talks, “the issues of Sweden’s membership in NATO, the processes of normalization of Turkey-Armenia and Azerbaijan-Armenia relations, the purchase and modernization of the F-16, as well as a deal on Ukrainian grain” were discussed.

“Both ministers stressed their readiness to meet again as soon as possible to discuss the common agenda between the two countries,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.