Antonio Guterres: The negative consequences of the invasion in the world

Antonio Guterres: The negative consequences of the invasion in the world


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday (June 8th) “The negative effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the world are worsening, affecting 1.6 billion people,” according to a second report by the Organization on the international repercussions of the war, according to France Press.

Thus, “the impact of the war on food security, energy and finance is systemic, serious and accelerating,” he warned. “For people around the world, the war threatens to unleash an unprecedented wave of famine and misery, leaving social and economic chaos in its wake,” the UN chief warned.

In addition, if “this year’s food crisis is linked to a lack of access” to food, “lack of food could be a problem next year,” Guterres was quoted as saying by Agerpres.

In this context, “There is only one way to stop this foreseeable storm: the Russian invasion of Ukraine must end,” said Antonio Guterres, referring to the ongoing negotiations on a global agreement that would allow secure food exports. produced in Ukraine through the Black Sea and unhindered access to world markets for Russian food and fertilizers. “

“The impact of the war on food security, energy and finance is systemic, severe and accelerating,” he said. “For people around the world, war threatens to unleash an unprecedented wave of famine and misery, leaving social and economic chaos in its wake,” the UN chief warned.

Moreover, “this year’s food crisis is also linked to the conflict in Ukraine which has led to a blockade of food circulation, this situation could be a problem next year,” Guterres added.

In the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it must cease, and peace negotiations must be intensified to allow secure exports of food produced from Ukraine and all European countries to the rest of the world.