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The foreign ministries of the Group of Seven (G7) countries have made a statement ahead of the anniversary of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 catastrophe over the Donbas on July 17, 2014. The statement was published by the Canadian Foreign Ministry.
“We, the G7 foreign ministers, of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, are united in our condemnation, in the strongest possible terms, of the …
The return of Russia to the G7 has not yet been discussed, stated Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk.
“There are no negotiations because there is no consensus. Other partners have said that they don’t foresee the return of Russia. People may have their own impulsive ideas about it, but nothing is being discussed at the moment,” said Waschuk.
As was previously reported, before the G7 summit in June, U.S. President Donald Trump said that the G7 should allow Russia back to the …
Arsen Avakov, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine presented to the ambassadors and diplomats of the Group of Seven countries the Donbas "de-occupation" strategy named "Small Steps Mechanism" that was developed by the Interior Ministry, the Ministry's press service reports.
According to Avakov, this strategy is "an instrument of interaction" of all services: the State Border Guard Service, the State Emergency Service, the National Guard and the National Police of Ukraine.
"The plan …
U.S. President Donald Trump’s arguments about Russia returning to the G8 were unconvincing, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a broadcast on television station ARD.
“I cannot say exactly what motivated him (Trump)…Of course, we asked him, but the answer was not convincing,” Merkel said.
According to her, the American leader said that “Russia plays an important role in matters of war and peace, which, of course, is indisputable,” but in the G7 format are “governments that share …
US President Donald Trump’s proposal to return to the Group of Eight (G8) format, inviting Russia to the negotiations between the seven developed countries as a full-fledged participant, has not found support in the EU.
Germany, France, Italy and the UK unanimously opposed the motion, advisers to French President Emmanuel Macron told AFP.
According to them, the European leaders’ stance was agreed upon during talks initiated by France on June 8, the day before the opening of the annual G7 …
In response to a question from the Ukrainski Novyny news ageny, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said he does not think it was a mistake to send a letter to the ambassadors of the Group of Seven countries complaining about the pressure from Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and President Petro Poroshenko.
“I had exhausted the opportunities for normal dialog. I am a decisive person, but also tolerant. We always look for ways to carry out what we have planned. Regarding the State …
Apostrophe news outlet, citing the news portal Comments, reports that Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk notified the ambassadors of the G7 countries that President Petro Poroshenko has been putting political pressure on him.
According to the portal’s sources in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Minister complained to the Ambassadors that Poroshenko was trying to force him to appoint certain candidates as his deputies. The publication’s source specified that Danylyuk himself is …
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin took part in the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven countries in Toronto, during which they discussed the situation in the annexed Crimea and the Donbas and counteracting Russian hybrid aggression.
"Thanks, Chrystia Freeland and all the Foreign Ministers of the G7 countries for friendly conversation... Ukraine is perceived as an integral part of the free world, a common democratic space. Our partners in the G7 see an …
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine was invited for the first time to attend the meeting of the Heads of Foreign Affairs Ministries of the G7 countries, which will begin in Toronto on April 22, Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko informed Ukrainian internet newspaper Evropeyska Pravda.
According to Shevchenko, for the first time in its history, Ukraine will be present at a full-fledged, planned event of the G7 member states.
"The time has come for serious, strategic …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on G7 countries to condemn and not recognize the Russian presidential elections in the annexed Crimea, which will take place on March 18, as reported on the president’s website.
“I would like to discuss the Russian elections of March 18. It would be critically important for us to have your firm statement that you will condemn and not recognize the Russian elections in Crimea,” Poroshenko said during a meeting with ambassadors from the G7 countries. …