As Ukrainians were marking the 90th anniversary of the start of the “Holodomor” famine on Saturday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said “hunger must never again be used as a weapon.”
It comes as the world faces a food crisis partially brought on by Russia’s war in Ukraine.
“We cannot tolerate what we are witnessing: The worst global food crisis in years with abhorrent consequences for millions of people, from Afghanistan to Madagascar, from the Sahel to the Horn of Africa,” Scholz said.
Other European leaders were in Ukraine, to renew pledges of support.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was in Kyiv and to “honor the memory of the Holodomor victims,” Ukraine’s Border Guard Service said.
Belgium’s Prime Minister Alexander De Croo was also in Kyiv on his first visit…