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German president: Russia's war key cause of global hunger

by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 16, 2022 5:39 pm

In addition to the climate crisis, the global problems with grain supply suffered as a result of Russia's war against Ukraine is one of the main causes of 830 million people living in malnutrition today, according to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

"These problems are due to Russia's brutal, aggressive war against Ukraine," said Steinmeier in a speech marking World Food Day on Oct. 16, Deutsche Welle reports. Steinmeier has been criticized before for his close relationship with Russia.

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