War against Ukraine has negative impact on increased food insecurity globally.
Ukraine is one of the world’s most important areas for grain and agricultural exports. Millions of people are facing famine or the immediate risk of famine or are experiencing severe food insecurity in several regions of the world due to the war.
Matter of food security shall be de-weaponized. Any actions that negatively affect production and supply of food create global risks. It is necessary to ensure free, full and safe navigation in the Black and Azov Seas, restore sovereign control of Ukraine over Ukrainian ports, establish new ports and expand assortment of Ukrainian goods transported by sea.
Black Sea Grain Initiative, as well as Ukraine’s humanitarian initiative “Grain from Ukraine” shall be further successfully, continuously and safely implemented, and extended to other Ukrainian ports without time limitations.
“EU Solidarity Lanes” initiative shall be further implemented to export Ukrainian agricultural goods and import the goods Ukraine needs.