Leaders of the G7 intergovernmental political forum are laying out a new blow they plan to deliver to the Russian government, which they want to impose new economic sanctions on to affect its trade in the diamond market for starting the war in Ukraine. And it’s confirmed. They will continue to help Kiev, costing Vladimir Putin this conflict.
With this aim and as a symbolic act of rejection of Moscow, at the G7 summit, which brings together Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Will be present as A hero this Sunday. , which was invited by Japanese leader Fumio Kishida during his visit to Kiev last March.
The Group of Seven revealed this Friday that it decided to toughen sanctions against the Russian government through a joint statement at the end of a closed-door meeting, in which they addressed the issue of Ukraine, Which happened on the first day. From the summit in Hiroshima, Japan, where they made a symbolic act of not forgetting the horrors experienced by the atomic bomb.
“We are imposing further sanctions and measures to increase costs for Russia and those supporting its war effort,” the leaders said in the document, which also reiterated that they would support Ukraine in economic, humanitarian, military and Committed to doing. diplomat.
One of the strongest sanctions will be imposed by the United Kingdom, which admitted on Friday that it had plans to ban imports of diamonds, copper, aluminum and nickel from Russia.
Meanwhile, Washington has confirmed it will impose new sanctions on Russian gold producer Polyus and Anglo-Russian precious metal mining company Polymetal, which is expected to hit gold sales in a country that has already been hit by sanctions. Has gone West.
The European Union also aligned with this plan to veto the Russian diamond business, which decided to close the doors to the Russian diamond trade, as confirmed by Charles Michel, the President of the European Council.
For her part, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warned that “high technology exports to third countries, from microprocessors and sensors for Russian cruise missiles to chips in military communications equipment, may be making their way to Russia.” and finally Russia.” Weapons used against Ukraine. We must end this,” he said.
While this group of powers is preparing to receive Zelensky as a war hero, to resist Russia’s attacks, from Moscow they respond with this new package of sanctions against their mining industry (X-ray see), denied entry to another 500 Americans, including former President Barack Obama.