THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S REMARKS ON SIGNING OF BLACK SEA GRAIN INITIATIVE
Yesterday, 22 July 2022, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres held a speech in Istanbul at the signing of the Black Sea grain exports agreement: Your Excellency, President Erdoğan, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Today, there is a beacon on the Black Sea. A beacon of hope – a beacon of possibility – a beacon of relief — in a world that needs it more than ever. I want to recognize and thank all those who helped make it happen. To our hosts, President Erdoğan and the government of Türkiye: Your facilitation and persistence have been essential through every step of this process….