“The issues of international food security were discussed in the context of geopolitical tensions and sanctions pressure,” the website of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry reports.

Rybakov conveyed to Guterres a personal message from President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko to the General Secretary. 

Earlier, at a meeting of the UN Security Council, Guterres announced the need to return products and fertilizers from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to world markets.