G7 demands Russia allow 'free passage' of food from Ukraine

AFP , Monday 27 Jun 2022

The Group of Seven rich nations told Russia on Monday it must allow grain shipments to leave Ukraine to avoid exacerbating a global food crisis.

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Trucks loaded with grain wait in a queue near Izmail, in the Odessa region amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, June 14, 2022. AFP

 

"We urgently call on Russia to cease, without condition, its attacks on agricultural and transport infrastructure and enable free passage of agricultural shipping from Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea," G7 leaders said in a joint statement at a summit in Germany.

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