Spokesperson of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mariya Zakharova made statements about current issues at the weekly press conference she held in the capital Moscow.
Evaluating the possibility of supplying F-16 warplanes to Ukraine, Zakharova stated that the Western countries do not want the war in Ukraine to end and said, “This is another stage of the escalation of conflicts and the destabilization of the situation on the European continent. Any arms shipments to the Kiev regime, as part of the special military operation we have launched. will not deter you from the set targets.” she used the phrase.
“There is no question of expanding the number of products and ports within the scope of the grain agreement”
Asked about the number of ports used and the expansion of the exported product list within the scope of the Black Sea Grain Corridor Agreement, Zaharova said, “The Russian side repeatedly expressed to other interested parties that there is no question of expanding the product list and the number of ports during the expert meetings.” gave the answer.
Zaharova stated that there has been no progress in removing SWIFT sanctions on all Russian banks, including the Russian Agricultural Bank (Rosselkhozbank).
Regarding the entry of the Ukrainian sabotage group into her country’s Belgorod region at the beginning of the week, Zakharova said, “Terrorist acts like this will be strictly prevented in the future.” said.