Russia rejoins U.N. deal to ship grain from Ukraine, easing food insecurity concerns

Posted on AllSides November 2nd, 2022
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Russia has returned to the United Nations-brokered deal to safely ship Ukrainian grain through the Black Sea. Russia's move to suspend participation over the weekend had caused a spike in global wheat prices and raised fresh concerns over international food shortages.

"Based on our conversation with Mr. Putin yesterday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu called our National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar today to say that as of 12 p.m. today the exports of grain will continue as they had," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a meeting of ruling...

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