Russia's Shoigu holds second call with Turkish defence minister in two days

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu held a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar to discuss the Black Sea grain deal on Tuesday, the Russian defence ministry said in a statement.

In their second call in two days, the ministers "continued discussing Russia's suspension of implementing the agreements on exporting agricultural products from Ukrainian ports within the Black Sea Initiative," the ministry added.

(Reporting by Reuters)