UN Chief Urges Continuation of Grain Deal as New Harvest Begins
On Tuesday, United Nations (UN) chief António Guterres expressed disappointment by the slowed pace of inspections under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, the UN-brokered deal which allows for the exports of crucial commodities including grain from Ukraine amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.
The agreement, which is managed from Istanbul by a Joint Coordination Centre (JCC), is set to expire in mid-July unless all parties involved agree to a renewal.
In a statement, Guterres said that food exports from the Black Sea have dropped off significantly from a peak of 4.2 million metric...
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