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Support Grows for Naval Escorts for Ukraine Grain, Estonia Says

  • Russia has effectively stopped Ukraine sending grain by sea
  • Ukraine is a major exporters of wheat and prices are rising

Support is growing in Europe to send warships to the Black Sea to escort freighters carrying Ukrainian grain, as the world worries about shortages and prices rise, according to Estonian President Alar Karis.

The priority is to ensure grain gets to Africa and other developing countries, Karis said in an interview on Tuesday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.