UN chief regrets Russia’s decision to withdraw from grain deal

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday that he deeply regrets Russia’s decision to terminate the Black Sea Initiative, in effect ending a “lifeline” for hundreds of millions worldwide facing hunger and spiralling food costs.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1138752
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UN chief regrets Russia’s decision to withdraw from grain deal

UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ by stalled Black Sea Grain Initiative

30 Oct 2022

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep concern at Russia’s decision to suspend its involvement in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, a deal set up to reintroduce vital food and fertilizer exports from Ukraine to the rest of the world.

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UN chief warmly welcomes Russia decision to end suspension from Ukraine grain deal

02 Nov 2022

The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday issued a statement warmly welcoming Russia’s decision to resume its participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, which has allowed nearly ten million metric tonnes of vital foodstuffs to be shipped from Ukraine.

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One year of the Black Sea Initiative: Key facts and figures 

One year of the Black Sea Initiative: Key facts and figures 

10 Jul 2023

For almost a year, the UN-brokered Black Sea Initiative agreed by Russia, Türkiye, and Ukraine has allowed millions of tonnes of grain and other foodstuffs to leave Ukraine’s ports, playing an “indispensable role” in global food security, according to UN Secretary-General António Guterres.