Russia withdrew out of a key The United Nations, the grain deal brokered by Turkey, a provocation international Anger and a possible blow to attempts to mitigate a global food crisis triggered before in Moscow invasion of Ukraine.
Moscow said on Saturday it would suspend participation in The Black Sea Agreement that sought to avert famine and tame inflation, in In response to what it called a major Ukrainian drone attack on its fleet. In a struggle started in February, Russia calls its actions in Ukraine” special proces.”
Suspension of Black Sea grain initiative in July will cut off shipments from Ukraine, one of The world’s largest grain exporter in the country, from its vital ports on the Black Sea.
US President Joe Biden called move A senior diplomat called Russia “purely outrageous”, saying it would increase the famine of Arming food.
He added, “Any action on the part of Russia to disrupt this critical Grain exports are basically a statement people and families around world should Pay more for Food or hunger, “Secretary of Anthony Blinken said, in a permit.
European Union on Sunday also Urging Russia to reverse decision to comment her post in Historic deal.
“Russia decision to comment a post in The Black Sea Agreement places in risk The main export route of Grain and fertilizer much needed to process global food crisis caused with her war against Ukraine, “a foreigner in the European Union policy President Josep Borrell said in a permit on Twitter.
Russia defense The ministry said that Ukraine attacked the Black Sea Fleet near Sevastopol on Crimea, annexed by Russia with 16 early drones on Saturday, and that “specialists” in the British Navy helped coordinate “terrorists” attack.
Moscow also British Navy accused personnel of Inflation up Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, the claim that London said false And the designed To distract from the Russian military failure in Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the United Nations and the Group of Twenty should respond forcefully to what he described as meaningless to Russia. move.
“This is a completely transparent attempt by Russia to return to the threat,” he added of widespread famine for Africa, for Asia,” Zelensky said in Video title, adding that Russia should being kicked out of The G-20.
Russia’s exit from the grain deal represents a new development in A war that has recently been dominated by a Ukrainian counter-attack and Russian drone and missile attacks destroyed more more than 30% of Ukraine’s generating capacity hit populated areas. All side accuse the other of Getting ready to detonate radioactive bombs.
President Vladimir Putin ordered to Russia invasion of her neighbor in a offensive His goal, he said, was the disarmament and “disarmament” of Ukraine. Kyiv The West says that war is an unjustified act of Moscow aggression.
The grain deal restarted shipments from Ukraine, allowing sales on world Markets targeting the pre-war level of 5 million metric tons are exported from Ukraine every month.
More than 9 million tons of Corn, wheat, sunflower products, barley, rapeseed and soybeans were exported under the signed agreement on July 22 in Istanbul.
But in the future of After its expiration date on November 19, Russia has repeatedly said that there is a serious problems with He. She. Ukraine has complained that Moscow has prevented nearly 200 ships from being selected up wheat.
When the agreement was signed, the United Nations World Food Program said about 47 million people Moved to “sharp” hunger“As the war halted Ukrainian shipments. The deal ensured safe passage.” in And the out of Odessa and two other Ukrainian ports in What is the official called “de facto moratorium-fire” for Covering ships and facilities.
Russia informed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in A letter seen by Reuters stating that the deal was suspended for Indefinitely term”Because it can’t”guarantee The safety of Civilian ships “running under the Convention.
Moscow asked the UN Security Council to meet on Monday to discuss attack, wrote Deputy UN Ambassador Dmitry Polyansky on Twitter.
Five outgoing and four incoming vessels passed safely through the humanitarian corridor, UN coordinator for deal said on Saturday.
“there more “More than ten ships outside and inside are waiting to enter the passage,” Amir Abdullah said. in The statement added that there was no agreement between the two parties for the movement of utensils on Sunday.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba accuses Russia of using a “false An excuse ‘to dump the deal, called on All countries demand Russia to stop her hunger games and re-commitment to its obligations.
The European Union said that “all parties must refrain from any unilateral action that would jeopardize” a deal it described as a critical human effort.