“Blocking grain exports means holding hostage and condemning to death millions of children, women and men”
Millions of people could die of hunger unless Russia lifts the blockade on Ukraine’s ports on the Black Sea, Italy’s foreign minister, Luigi Di Maio, has warned. — The Guardian reported.
The next few weeks will be crucial to resolving the global food crisis, Di Maio said after a virtual meeting that included Mediterranean countries as well as G7 president Germany and the UN’s food and agriculture organization.
“I want to say clearly, we expect clear and concrete signals from Russia because blocking grain exports means holding hostage and condemning to death millions of children, women and men,” Di Maio said.
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