9th Dec 2023


EU to spend €600m to soften Ukraine food crisis

The European Commission said it will mobilise some €600m aid to help African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to soften a food crisis created by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It said €150m will go to humanitarian assistance, €350m on food and €100m to other types of support. "Russia is still blocking millions of tonnes of desperately needed grain," said EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, in a statement.

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