G-7 Urges Partners to Avoid Trade Curbs That May Fuel Food Insecurity


European Council President Charles Michel, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and France’s President Emmanuel Macron attend a meeting alongside the G-7 leaders summit at Bavaria’s Schloss Elmau, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Tuesday. (John MacDougall/Pool via REUTERS)

The Group of Seven rich democracies on Tuesday called on their partners to avoid “unjustified” trade restrictions that increase market volatility and the risk to food security.

The G-7 statement, issued at a summit in the Bavarian Alps, also committed to scaling up essential nutrition services to countries with the worst malnutrition levels.

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