UN chief in Ukraine amid nuclear plant alarm

August 19, 2022 6:45 am

[Source: BBC]

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is in Ukraine to meet the country’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Zelensky says the two leaders discussed grain, after exports from Ukraine resumed this month following a landmark deal brokered by the UN and Turkey.

Tonnes of grain had been stuck in Ukraine because of Russian blockades, leading to shortages and higher food prices in other countries.

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Zelensky says they’ve agreed to continue the coordination of the grain initiative implementation.

He says they also discussed the possible directions of its development.