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Dozens of countries are warned they’re ‘on the verge of food shortages’ as Russia blocks ‘agricultural exports’ from port of Odesa

by LLB staff reporter
12th May 22 1:19 pm

“Dozens of countries” across the world have been warned that they are “on the verge of food shortages” as Russia are deliberately blocking “agricultural exports” from leaving the port of Odesa.

The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned in a video address that for the first time in decades that cargo ships are unable to leave the port of Odesa.

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The European Council President Charles Michel visited Odesa and saw with his own eyes what a blocked sea means and is fully aware of the consequences for many countries around the world.

President Zelensky warned , that “Ordinary life connected with the sea is blocked by Russia.

“And this is a blow not only to Ukraine – without our agricultural exports, dozens of countries in different regions of the world are on the verge of food shortages, and over time the situation can become frankly terrible.”

The Ukrainian President said that, “this is a direct consequence of Russian aggression, which can be overcome through pressure on Russia, forcing Russia to stop this shameful war.”

“And, by the way, despite the presence of the President of the European Council, the Russian military again launched a missile attack on Odesa region.

“This is the real attitude of Russia towards Europe,” Zelensky added.

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