(MENAFN) The Group of Seven (G7) stated on Tuesday that its associates do not intend to impose penalties on Russian food and agricultural goods as part of their commitment to address international food security.
Leading Western economies Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States make up the G7, a political forum.
According to the joint declaration, “we will continue to ensure that our sanctions packages are not targeting food and allow for the free flow of agricultural products, including from Russia, and the delivery of humanitarian assistance.”
Up to 323 million people international; might experience acute food insecurity the current year, according to projections from the United Nation cited by the G7, setting a new record high. By 2030, the organization promises to help 500 million people escape hunger and malnutrition.
Additionally, it has refuted the idea that sanctions on Russia are a factor in the world food crisis. Russia has been charged by Western nations of escalating food hunger as a result of the crisis in Ukraine. nevertheless, Moscow has denied the allegations, adamant that "politically motivated " Western penalties are the true culprit for the world food crisis.
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