The EVIL Vladimir Putin is ‘upgrading’ Western food supplies by causing shortages caused by the blocking of exports from Ukraine.
Secretary of State Liz Truss today accused Putin of wanting to “blackmail the world” by blocking Ukraine’s grain exports from Russia.
Around 22 million tons of grain are reportedly stranded in Ukraine – one of the world’s largest wheat producers – as a result of the Russian naval blockade.
Putin’s slippery tactics are seen as a response to the West’s sanctions tirade against all aspects of Russia’s economy in response to the Ukraine war.
Ms Truss defiantly dismissed a demand by the Russian President for international sanctions against his country to be lifted in exchange for the opening of a humanitarian corridor to allow supplies to resume through the Black Sea port of Odessa.
During a visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ms Truss said Britain would work with allies to get as much out of the country as possible amid fears of food shortages in some of the world’s poorest countries.
“It is absolutely appalling that Putin is trying to blackmail the world. Essentially, he arms hunger and lack of food among the poorest people around the world. We just can’t let that happen,” she said.
“Putin must unblock Ukrainian grain. We will do everything with our allies and partners to get the grain out of Ukraine and supply the rest of the world. What we cannot have is sanctions lifting, appeasement that will simply make Putin stronger in the longer term.”
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