On 27 June, the leaders of the G7 reaffirmed their unwavering commitment to support the government and people of Ukraine defending their country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and to sustain and intensify international economic and political pressure on President Putin’s regime and its enablers in Belarus.
The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union are meeting in Schloss Elmau, Germany, from 26 to 28 June.
The G7 welcomed the European Council’s decision to grant the status of candidate country to Ukraine and Moldova.
“We will continue to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support and stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes. As we do so, we commit to demonstrate global responsibility and solidarity through working to address the international impacts of Russia’s aggression, especially on the most vulnerable,” the G7 leaders said in their special statement on support to Ukraine.
The G7 leaders also said their countries would sustain and intensify “international economic and political pressure on President Putin’s regime and its enablers in Belarus, depriving Russia of the economic means to persist in its war of aggression against Ukraine, and we will continue our targeted use of coordinated sanctions for as long as necessary, acting in unison at every stage”.
They committed to take the following measures in the days and weeks ahead:
The G7 leaders also pledged to assist the global economy and take action to help mitigate Russia’s war spillover effects, especially relating to humanitarian and other basic needs, and vulnerable populations.
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