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Ukraine Latest: US Slams Russia on Hunger; LNG Blow for Europe

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Ukraine Plays Down Hope of Grain Shipment CorridorSource: Bloomberg
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken blamed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for exacerbating global hunger, saying food insecurity around the world is reaching historic levels due to the President Vladimir Putin’s war upending grain markets.

Talks between Russia and Turkey brought no signs of progress on a deal to loosen the Kremlin’s blockade of Ukrainian grain shipments that have contributed to the warnings of a global food-supply crisis. A United Nations expert said removing mines near Ukraine’s ports could take months.