Words of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the delay by the UN Secretary General António Guterres food crisis commented on June 23, the official representative of the Secretary General Stéphane Dujarric in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Dujarric said that UN Secretary General Guterres has always been in favor of reaching a package agreement to ensure grain exports from both Russia and Ukraine.
“The Secretary General has always talked about a package deal for exports from Ukraine and exports from Russia at the same time”Dujarric said.
At the same time, the UN did not raise the topic of the export of Ukrainian grain through Belarus for several weeks. The UN is constantly reminded of the threat of a food crisis due to a shortage of wheat.
In turn, Lavrov explained that the simplest way to unlock Ukrainian grain has already been formulated on paper and will be transferred to New York. The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry was alerted by the slow reaction to the urgent…