Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu phoned the head of the Turkish defense department of Hulushi Akar. They discussed the implementation of the grain transaction and the situation in the north of Syria. This was reported in the Russian Ministry of Defense.
“On the initiative of the Turkish side on November 24, 2022, telephone conversations were held by the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Sergei Shoigu, Minister of National Defense of the Turkish Republic of Hulushi Akar. During these negotiations, the current situation in the north of Syria was discussed, as well as separate issues related to the related to Continuing the implementation of the Black Sea initiative, ”the statement said.