OREANDA-NEWS  In the coming days, the UN will continue contacts with the participants of the grain deal, including Russia, in order to make progress in exporting food and fertilizers from the Russian Federation. This was stated on Thursday at a briefing by the representative of the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric.

"Contacts will continue in the coming days. The issues are very sensitive, as you understand," he said. "There are difficulties, we are talking about them directly," Dujarric continued. "We are trying to overcome them and achieve the continuation of the [grain] deal, as well as progress in the export of Russian food and fertilizers."