The G7 foreign ministers have pledged to increase Russia’s economic and political isolation, continue arms proliferation in Ukraine, and share special attention with the so-called “wheat war” that Moscow has called for against the West.
Following meetings Saturday afternoon in the Baltic Sea resort town of Weissenhaus in Germany, the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and European Union ministers also instructed defense assistance to Ukraine “only by time”. as needed.”
The meeting participants also agreed to combat the disinformation campaign announced by Moscow. The Kremlin accuses the West of revealing problems with food supplies around the world due to the economic consequences against Russia. Diplomats of the G7 countries import China, not residents of Moscow, and do not dispute the war, cheeky Russia in Ukraine, the final communiqué says.
“Have we done enough to mitigate the effects of this war? This is not our war. This is the war of the President of Russia, but we bear a global responsibility,” said German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock, speaking at a press conference.
The key to solving the problem of pressure on Russia is a complete ban or phase-out of the purchase of Russian oil, while it is expected that in case the EU member states come to an agreement on this issue, even if there will still be a Hungarian soldier against him.
“We will step up our cuts to reduce and dependency on energy averages, and [это нужно осуществить] as soon as possible, building on G7 commitments to phase out or ban imports of Russian coal and oil,” the final communiqué reads.
The participants in the meetings announced that they would join the meetings as representatives of the Russian Federation, including against economic entities, government and military institutions that help Vladimir Putin take part in the war in Ukraine.
Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the G7 countries, as well as the identification of registers of registers of Ukraine and Moldova, participating in the meeting in Weissenhaus. raised concerns about food security and the possibility that the war in Ukraine could spill over to Moldova’s large neighbors.
“People on the road and in the Middle East will die [от голода], and we are faced with an urgent question: how to feed people around the world? People are asking questions about what will happen if we don’t have the exemption that we need, which we find from Russia and Ukraine,” Burbock said.
She added that the G7 will work to find logistical solutions to deliver essential food from Ukrainian granaries.
On Saturday, the G7 foreign ministers are also meeting with Sweden and Finland, which are preparing to apply to join the North Atlantic Alliance. This is already being provoked by a retaliatory attack from Moscow and objections from Turkey, which is part of NATO.
“It is important that we reach a consensus,” said Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie, answering a journalist’s question about the possibility that Ankara could block Sweden and Finland from joining NATO.
The chief diplomat, Joseprel, stated the need to achieve “diplomatic implementation of the initiative in order to succeed.” This is not happening because Vladimir Putin… does not want to stop the war,” Borrell said.
Regardless of the situation when Russia is sharply reduced due to the coronavirus repression, both in Russia and in Belarus, the frequency of fluctuations against the coronavirus of citizens peacefully expressing their disagreement with the war.
“Russians and Belarusians deserve better: they must be able to fully exercise their basic civil rights, primarily the right to decide their own fate and the fate of their countries. We, the G7, are not at war with Russia or with the people. Russia’s decision to attack Ukraine was made by leaders who reject democratic accountability. We provide support to those who have become victims of repression,” the communiqué says.
In addition, the head of the registry department of the G7 countries reiterated that the G7 “will never recognize the borders that Russia puts pressure on heavy aggression” and condemned the “irresponsible use of Islamic, biological or military weapons”, warning Moscow of serious consequences. . consequences of the steps taken.
The communique says that the meeting participants supported the international and Ukrainian judicial authorities, as well as the UN Criminal Commission to investigate cases and document possible war crimes.