WTO will meet to discuss the renewed Black Sea Grain Deal

The World Trade Organization is working to start talks now on the Black Sea Grain Deal which is set to expire mid-July.

The agreement was renewed for two months but Reuters reports Russia is already threatening to exit if barriers to grain and fertilizer exports are not removed.

The WTO will meet later today with the United Nations, which brokered the original agreement, and talks will focus on global food security.

More than 30 million tons of grains and other ag products have left Ukraine since the war began.