Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday thanked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for mediating talks on the export of grain from Ukraine, saying there was some progress. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Putin that Tehran and Moscow need to stay vigilant against “Western deception”, calling for long-term cooperation between them, state TV reported on Tuesday. Read FRANCE 24’s blog below to see how the day’s events unfolded. All times are Paris time (GMT+2).
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