In addition to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation on how to solve the global food crisis.

According to a report of the Russian media RT, there was a phone conversation between the two yesterday, Wednesday (September 14).

In a statement, the Kremlin said the world food crisis, the wheat deal and the Ukraine crisis dominated the phone calls.

Guterres briefed Putin on the UN’s move to lift sanctions following Russian exports of agricultural products and fertilizers.

The statement also said that Putin and Guterres pledged to work more closely to combat food crises around the world.

(September 15)