LIVE – Cereals: the United States accuses Russia of using food “as a weapon”

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UPDATE ON THE SITUATION

According to Russia, its ships were attacked Saturday morning by drones. In response, Moscow announced to suspend the agreement on grain exports. Update on the last 24 hours in Ukraine.

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UKRAINIAN CEREALS

No movement of cargo ships for the transport of Ukrainian cereals in the Black Sea has been validated for the day on Sunday, announced the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) responsible for supervising the international agreement signed last summer. “A joint agreement was not reached at the JCC regarding the exit and entry movements of cargo ships on October 30,” the Center said in a statement released overnight, after Moscow suspended its participation in the agreement. signed on July 22 in Istanbul, citing a drone attack on its ships.

The JCC, which brings together delegates from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the UN in Istanbul, says it was informed by Russia of its “concerns for the safety of cargoes” and transmitted them to the delegations Turkish and Ukrainian.

AGREEMENT ON CEREALS

US President Joe Biden has called “scandalous” Russia’s decision to suspend the deal on grain exports from Ukrainian ports, vital to the world’s food supply. “It’s just outrageous. There was no reason for them to do this,” he told reporters after early voting in the midterm elections in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. (is).

Russia announced on Saturday to suspend its participation in this agreement after a drone attack which targeted the Russian Black Sea Fleet on Saturday morning stationed in the bay of Sevastopol, in annexed Crimea.

Hello and welcome to TF1info to follow the news of the war in Ukraine on this Sunday, October 30, 2022.

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