EU FactSheets

23 Jun: EU Sanctions do not Restrict EU and Third Countries’ Trade in Agrifood Products

(Source: EEAS)

Contrary to Russia’s disinformation, the disruption of agricultural production and trade in Ukraine and the spike in global food prices is not caused by EU sanctions – but the very own actions of the Russian Government, such as:

the blockage of Ukrainian ports; the deliberate destruction of Ukrainian agricultural facilities; and restrictions imposed on its own export of agricultural products and fertilisers.

Russia should put an end to these actions as this will immediately resolve the looming food crisis.

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