The G7 urges Russia to immediately unblock Ukraine’s grain exports

WANGELS (GERMANY), May 14. (DPA/PE) –

G-7 foreign ministers this Saturday demanded that Russia end its blockade on Ukraine’s grain exports and that China stop justifying the war in the country.

The G7 urges Russia to immediately unblock Ukraine’s grain exports
The G7 urges Russia to immediately unblock Ukraine’s grain exports

The statement, released after a two-day meeting in northern Germany, underscores that the invasion of Ukraine has significantly worsened global economic prospects. Rising food, fuel and energy prices have pushed 43 million people to the brink of starvation.

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has recalled that 25 million tons of grain are blocked in Ukrainian ports, which African countries need as they are affected by the blockade that is affecting one of the main grain exporters.

Likewise, the G7 have reiterated that “they will continue their joint military and defense strategy towards Ukraine for as long as necessary” and called on China – which experts regard as a reluctant ally of Moscow – to “refrain from justifying Russian actions”. in Ukraine”.

Likewise, the G7 called on China to “resolutely urge Russia to end its military aggression against Ukraine, stop “undermining” international sanctions against Moscow, and “stay clear of information manipulation, disinformation and other means of legitimizing Russia’s war of aggression.”

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