Ukraine to dominate as world leaders gather at United Nations

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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and a global food crisis aggravated by the war will be the focus of world leaders when they convene at the United Nations in New York this week, a gathering that is unlikely to yield any progress toward ending the conflict. “It would be naive to think that we are close to the possibility of a peace deal,” said U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ahead of the high-level meeting of the 193-member U.N. General Assembly, which starts on Tuesday. “The chances of a peace deal are minimal, at the present moment.” Geopolit…

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