Russia comes under pressure at UN to avoid global food crisis and revive Ukrainian grain shipments
July 21, 2023
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia came under pressure at the U.N. Security Council on Friday from its ally China and developing countries as well as Western nations to avert a global food crisis and quickly revive Ukrainian grain shipments.
Moscow was also criticized by the U.N. and council members for attacking Ukrainian ports after pulling out of the year-old grain deal and destroying port infrastructure — a violation of international humanitarian law banning attacks on civilian infrastructure.
In response to Russia declaring wide areas in the Black Sea dangerous for shipping, the U.N. war...