The US government makes the of Russia started war in the Ukraine responsible for increasing problems in the global food supply. “Let me be clear: it is Russia’s actions that are responsible for this,” US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday.
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Even before the war, more than 800 million people were faced with insecure supplies. This is ten percent of the world population. According to initial estimates, higher food prices alone could push at least 20 million people into poverty. The US is working with its partners and allies to mitigate the impact of “Russia’s ruthless war” on those most vulnerable, Yellen said.
Before the Russian invasion, Ukraine was one of the world’s largest suppliers of grain. The government in Moscow is not talking about a war, but about a special military operation to demilitarize and denazify Ukraine.
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