UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the Russian-Ukrainian war could lead to global famine and collapse of the global food system.
The top UN official has addressed the issue via Twitter.
“The (Russian - ed.) war in Ukraine is already disrupting supply chains and causing the prices of fuel, food and transport to skyrocket,” Guterres tweeted.
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According to the UN Secretary General, the world must do everything possible “to avert a hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system.”
On February 24, Russian President Putin announced the beginning of a large-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops are shelling and destroying infrastructure, massively shelling residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.