Tuesday, April 11, 2017

G7 Ministers Reject Additional Sanctions Against Russia

The Guardian: G7 rejects UK call for sanctions against Russia and Syria

Boris Johnson’s fellow foreign ministers say inquiry into chemical weapons attack is needed before new measures adopted

A call by the British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, for targeted sanctions against senior Russian and Syrian figures has been rejected by fellow G7 foreign ministers.

At a meeting at Lucca in Italy, the group said there must be an investigation into last week’s chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held town before new measures could be adopted.

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WNU Editor: This is a bridge too far for the G7 to take. But they are mulling on it.

More News On The G7 Ministers Rejecting Additional Sanctions Against Russia

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G7 Foreign Ministers push for peace in Syria, reject Russia sanctions -- DW
UK and US push for new Russia sanctions rejected by European allies at G7 meeting -- The Independent
G7 rejects Boris Johnson’s call for more anti-Russian sanctions over Syria -- RT