The United States will present at the G7 summit proposals to increase pressure on Russia
At the summit, the leaders will also discuss the threat posed by China, as well as rising energy and food prices, senior US officials said. It will take place on June 26-28 in Germany
The United States at the G7 summit, which will be held June 26-28 in Germany, will present specific proposals to increase pressure on Russia and support Ukraine, said one of the senior American officials, his words are quoted by Reuters.
“At the summit, we will present a concrete set of proposals to increase pressure on Russia and demonstrate collective support for Ukraine,” — he said without elaborating.
Another said the military action in Ukraine has intensified US partnerships with the rest of the world, but that doesn't mean it has taken away the threat posed by China. Another topic will be the rise in prices for energy resources and products.
The leaders intend to “promote a vision of the world based on the principles of freedom and openness, and not on coercion, aggression and spheres of influence,” one official said.
Earlier, Assistant to the President of the United States, Senior Director for Europe of the National Security Council (NSC) Amanda Sloat announced new statements on the alignment of forces at the NATO summit, which will be held June 28 & ndash; 30 in Madrid. In addition, a new strategic concept of the alliance will be presented. According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the bloc no longer considers Russia a partner. “We will declare [at the summit] that Russia is no longer a partner, but a threat to our security, peace and stability,” he said in response to a question about the attitude towards Russia. The concept will also include China, which Stoltenberg called “a challenge to our interests, our values and our security.”
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, speaking of NATO's 2010 Strategic Concept, said that after the outbreak of hostilities in Ukraine, partnership with Russia “is unthinkable in the foreseeable future.” At the same time, he warned against wrong steps, calling it unreasonable to cancel the Founding Act between Russia and the alliance.
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The Founding Act of Russia— NATO implies the refusal of Russia and NATO from considering each other as adversaries, and the common goal is “to overcome the remnants of the previous confrontation and rivalry and to strengthen mutual trust and cooperation.” The parties undertake to “jointly build a lasting and comprehensive peace in the Euro-Atlantic region on the principles of democracy and security based on cooperation.”
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