Biden said, “A permanent member of the UN Security Council attacked his neighbor, tried to remove a sovereign state from the map. Russia has openly violated the basic principles of the UN Charter.”
Earlier on Wednesday, Putin ordered the mobilization of 300,000 reservists to fight in Ukraine and made a thinly veiled threat to use nuclear weapons, including i will He called it a “reckless” act of desperation in the face of impending defeat.
,Nuclear war cannot be won and should never be fought.Joe Biden said and assured that no one had threatened Russia, contrary to Putin’s claims, and that Moscow had called for a cease-fire.
global food security
The White House also announced an additional $2.9 billion in counter funding from the United States. global food insecurityIn addition to the $6.9 billion already committed this year.
The United States has increased its focus on food security since the February 24 invasion of Ukraine fueled a global food crisis. Russia and Ukraine are the main exporters cereal You Fertilizer And shipments were disrupted by the war.
The United Nations has said that the conflict has killed another 47 million people.intense hunger,
“This new $2.9 billion announcement will save lives through emergency response and invest in medium- and long-term food security assistance to protect the world’s most vulnerable populations from the growing global food security crisis,” the statement said. the White House.