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Global food concerns rise as Russia halts grain deal, says report

Nato has called on Russia to reconsider its decison immediately, enabling food to reach the ones who need it the most

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US President Joe Biden warned that global hunger could increase because of Russia’s suspension of a UN-brokered deal to allow safe passage for ships carrying Ukrainian grain

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Russia said one of the drones launched on Saturday may have come from a grain ship that was part of the Black Sea initiative, without offering evidence. It also said underwater drones had been launched from Ukraine’s Odesa region, some 300 kilometers from Crimea. 

US President Joe Biden warned that global hunger could increase because of Russia’s suspension of a UN-brokered deal to allow safe passage for ships carrying Ukrainian grain. “It's really outrageous,” said Biden speaking in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday. “There's no merit to what they’re doing. The UN negotiated that deal and that should be the end of

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First Published: Oct 31 2022 | 12:41 AM IST

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