UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to discuss the future of the Black Sea Grain Initiative and its impact on poor countries. A spokesman for the United Nations gave this information.
“We want to make sure that the food aid being sent across the Black Sea through the initiative is not only capable of reducing world food prices but also helping poor countries,” Guterres’ deputy spokesman Farhan Huq was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency. provide relief.
Guterres on Thursday welcomed the renewal of the Black Sea Grain Initiative for 120 days. It was ending on 19 November. Russia and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to extend a deal to export grain and fertilizers from Black Sea ports for another 120 days.