Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: The world expects a “food war” due to problems with Ukrainian grain exports

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said the world is in a “food war” if it is no longer possible to export grain from Ukraine. He said this in an interview he gave to the newspaper. La Stampa.

According to him, the shortage of wheat and grain can only be overcome by creating a protected corridor that will allow Ukrainian grain to be transported by sea.

The Italian diplomat said, “It is very difficult by land… Otherwise, we will face a food war with incalculable consequences, not a simple food crisis.”

The share of Russian and Ukrainian cereals (wheat and barley) in the world market was up to 30%, corn – up to 20%, sunflower oil – almost 75%.

Former Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban declarationThat the sanctions against Russia are an atomic bomb and therefore it would be impossible to feed the people.

On the eve of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation declarationHe said that if the “external puppeteers” convince Kiev to remove the minefields, the resumption of grain exports from Ukrainian ports will occur in the near future.

February 24 Russian President Vladimir Putin declarationHe said that in response to a request for assistance from the heads of the LPR and DPR, he decided to conduct a military special operation in Ukraine.

The decision to run the operation was the reason for new sanctions against Russia by the United States and its allies. is following chronicle of events.

Source: Gazeta


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