Biden to announce $2.9 billion in meals safety funding throughout U.N. speech -White Home By Reuters

© Reuters. U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. Basic Meeting in New York Metropolis, U.S., September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will announce $2.9 billion in extra U.S. funding to handle international meals insecurity throughout an handle on Wednesday to the United Nations Basic Meeting, the White Home mentioned.

The announcement builds on $6.9 billion in U.S. meals safety funding already dedicated this 12 months, the White Home mentioned. Throughout his speech on Wednesday morning, Biden can be anticipated to ship a rebuke of Russia’s battle in Ukraine.

(Reporting Steve Holland and Michelle Nichols)

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