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Ukraine and Russia have signed a [dealing / deal] to allow much-needed exports of grain to resume from Ukraine's Black Sea ports. The [resume / resumption] should [tease / ease] a world shortage of wheat that has left millions of people in Africa and India at [risk / risky] of hunger. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has also resulted [on / in] a global rise in food prices. Millions of tons of grain are currently waiting for export [of / at] ports. The deal to [allow / allowance] exports should ease the pressure on food prices. Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov [singed / signed] the deal at a [ceremonial / ceremony] in Istanbul. Turkey's President Erdogan helped to [broken / broker] the agreement.

The sides took two months to [breach / reach] the deal, after intensive negotiations. It is set to [last / lastly] for 120 days. Ukraine has [waned / warned] that any Russian provocation could [get / put] the deal in jeopardy. This has already been tested after Russian forces attacked the Black Sea port of Odesa within 24 hours of the deal being [penned / panned] . Mr Shoigu told reporters that the deal might [illustrate / facilitate] the export of more products. He said: "I'm not talking about beginning only the export of [agricultural / agriculturally] products from Ukrainian ports, but also the export of agricultural products and fertiliser from Russian ports." The US said more exports were needed, "to [present / prevent] the world's most [onerous / vulnerable] from sliding into deeper food insecurity and [malnourished / malnutrition] ."

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