Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow is ready to expand the supply of fertilisers and work with all partners in this area.
There are artificial barriers created by some countries to the export of Russian fertilisers, which are negatively affecting global markets.
But Putin made the remarks during a meeting with Dmitry Mazepin, chairman of the Commission on Mineral Fertiliser Production and Trading of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
More than 400,000 tons of fertilisers produced by several Russian firms are currently detained in European ports due to sanctions, Mazepin told Putin.
“This situation is really difficult
“All companies are facing this problem. We tried to solve the problem in different ways so that the fertilizers, which were particularly meant for developing markets, including African countries, could be delivered,” Mazepin said.
The Russian authorities are in contact with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and leaders of several African countries in a bid to remove the obstacles, Putin said.
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