break of export from grain Ukraine is due to the mining of the country’s ports, where Russia A military operation began on 24 February, the Kremlin announced.
“The fact that Ukrainian ports are heavily mined and shipping is dangerous», said the spokesman for the Russian presidency, Dmitry PeskovIn his daily press conference.
Moscow accused Ukrainian nationalistWhich he claims to fight in the territory of the neighboring country by mining the ports.
The United States assured this Monday that it supports the talks ONU Thief Russia You Ukraine To try to return exports of agricultural products to international markets – especially grain – paralyzed by war and which, according to the organization, are already increasing world hunger.
In recent times the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterreshas stressed that both food and fertilizer from Ukraine and Russia must be brought into circulation as soon as possible to prevent the increase of world hunger and has opted for “rapid and decisive action” in the region, in which it says some trying to achieve. Understanding between Moscow and Kyiv.
Since the beginning of the Russian “special military operation”, United Nations He has warned repeatedly that the halt to grain and fertilizer exports could have devastating effects, especially for the dozens of poor countries that rely exclusively on Russian and Ukrainian products.
Kremlin He stressed that in order to bring Ukrainian grain back to market, “a demining operation” of the ports is needed first.
“It’s a very difficult operation, but navigation in those areas is very dangerous at the moment,” Peskov said. Vladimir Putinand during Guterres’ recent visit to Moscow.
Russia blames mining in Ukraine’s ports for the drop in grain exports