The Russian embassy in Canada described attempts by Canadian authorities to accuse Moscow of organizing a global famine, on the basis of allegations that it would have prevented the export of grain from Ukraine, as “cheap propaganda”.
“The continued attempts by government officials (Canadian Prime Minister Justin) Trudeau to demonize Russia with clumsy accusations (this time of ‘world hunger’) are an example of a scapegoat through cheap propaganda aimed at concealing responsibility. of the West for food insecurity “, according to i media Russians.
“trying to starve the world”
This comes after Canadian Minister for International Development Harjit Sagan said on Friday that Russia was “trying to starve the world”.
Meanwhile, the Canadian Foreign Ministry tweeted allegations that Russia destroyed granaries in southern Ukraine.
Disruption of grain supply
It is noteworthy that the situation in Ukraine and large-scale sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the European Union led to the disruption of grain supplies, which aggravated the food crisis in many countries of the world.
Since the beginning of the year, the prices of wheat and maize have risen sharply.
And the grain stocks, as noted in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on May 21 is enough for the world in only 10 weeks.
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