Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held an international conference on food security and again accused Russia of causing a food crisis.
In addition, Ukraine emphasized its intention to cooperate with the international community to promote the export of agricultural products to Africa and other countries.
At the international conference held in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, on the 26th at the call of President Zelensky of Ukraine, representatives of about 30 countries and international organizations participated online, and leaders of Belgium, Poland, and other countries attended face-to-face.
In this, President Zelensky once again criticized Russia, saying, ``Russian forces are interfering with our food exports and pushing the world to the brink of starvation.''
On top of that, President Zelensky said, ``We plan to send at least 60 ships loaded with grain to Ethiopia, Sudan, etc. by the end of next spring. He emphasized the idea of promoting the export of agricultural products to Africa and other countries in cooperation with society.
In Ukraine, May 26 marks the day of remembrance for the victims of the Great Holodomor, a famine caused by the then Soviet Union 90 years ago.
By holding an international conference on food security on this day, President Zelensky is expected to once again condemn Russia and emphasize Ukraine's stance of proactively addressing the food problem.