On Thursday, the heads of diplomacy of Britain and Turkey called for an urgent solution to the crisis caused by the blocking of grain exports from Ukraine as a result of the Russian invasion. If the crisis is not resolved, they say it could have “devastating consequences” in the coming weeks. TASR has taken over the report from AFP: “This cereal crisis is urgent and needs to be resolved within the next month. Otherwise, it could have devastating consequences, “said British Foreign Minister Lizz Truss at a joint news conference with Turkish minister Mevlüt Chavushogl in Ankara. Truss also said Putin’s Russia was using hunger and food security as a weapon in the context of the current war in Ukraine. According to her, Britain and Turkey will work closely together to find ways to “get grain from Ukraine”. According to Čavušogl, it is necessary to act in this direction as quickly as possible, but according to him, the search for a solution is still complicated by several security issues. The Control Center in IstanbulAnkara supports the UN plan, which envisages the establishment of a safe corridor for the export of Ukrainian grain across the Black Sea. According to the plan, a control center should be set up in Istanbul, Turkey, to monitor the movement of vessels across the Bosphorus. According to diplomats, UN Secretary-General António Guterres should also be personally involved in resolving the cereal crisis, meeting Russia and Ukraine in Turkey next week. Ports are mined. Black Sea ports, which stopped as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Grain cannot be exported as Ukrainian ports are mined and blocked by Russian naval forces for fear of Russian attacks. In this situation, millions of tonnes of wheat and other cereals are stranded in the Black Sea ports controlled by Ukraine, as well as in the Ukrainian ports occupied by Russia. Several third world countries depend on their supplies. The halt in Ukrainian grain exports has contributed to rising food prices and rising global inflation. Turkey will host talks on Ukrainian grain next week. The Turkish media reported on Tuesday, quoted by the AFP news agency. The meeting in Istanbul will be preceded by a visit to Moscow this week by a delegation from the Turkish armed forces, NTV and CNN Türk said, citing sources from the Turkish presidency. they block or occupy Russian forces. According to the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UN has presented a plan to allow the export of cereals, which would create safe corridors beyond known mines. European Union, but Kiev has given a cautious answer to it, as it is trying to find export routes by land that do not require talks with the Russians. matters, but without a final result. Turkish media reports did not say who would arrive in delegations for next week’s meeting. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed cereal supplies with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday. averted the global food crisis, “Erdogan’s office said on Tuesday. Thank you for reading Startitup. If you have a perception or found an error in the article, write to us at [email protected] Source: TASR
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