India welcomes findings of UN chief’s Global Crisis Response Group on food purchases


The findings had said the war in Ukraine is setting in motion a three-dimensional crisis – on food, energy and finance – that is resulting in cascading effects on a world economy which is already reeling under COVID-19 and climate change

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres. AP File

Geneva: India has welcomed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ Global Crisis Response Group’s recommendation for exempting purchases of food by the World Food Programme for humanitarian assistance from food export restrictions with immediate effect.

India’s Deputy Permanent Representative at the UN Ambassador R Ravindra, speaking at the UNSC meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine on Tuesday, said…

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