Russia is ‘provoking hunger in the world’

Russia is “provoking hunger in the world” by destroying wheat stocks, and blocking boats from leaving Ukraine, preventing its wheat from being exported, EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said on Monday after a meeting with ministers in Luxembourg. Borrell said that EU sanctions on Moscow are not causing food scarcity in Ukraine and beyond. “It’s the Russian military [that] is causing the scarcity,” he said.

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