EU urges Russia to reverse decision to suspend participation in Black Sea deal 
October 31, 2022

EU urges Russia to reverse decision to suspend participation in Black Sea deal 


The European Union has urged Russia to reverse its decision to suspend participation in the Black Sea deal. The Russian Defence Ministry announced the decision on 29 October.

Reacting to this, EU High Representative Josep Borrell said on Twitter that Russia’s action “puts at risk the main export route of much needed grain and fertilisers to address the global food crisis caused by its war against Ukraine”

Borrell added in another tweet that he had called UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to discuss the issue and coordinate actions to ensure grain and fertiliser export from Ukraine.

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