The United States and the United Kingdom alerted Russia on Saturday from the "serious consequences" that would bring an eventual incursion from their troops in Ukraine, at the beginning of the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the G7.
The heads of British diplomacy, Liz Truss, and American, Antony Blinken, met before the start of the Summit that is celebrated this weekend in Liverpool (northern England) and agreed to support Ukraine and its "deep concern "For the accumulation of Russian troops next to the border with that country.
"They both said that any incursion on the part of Russia would be a strategic error for which there would be serious consequences," said a spokesman for the British Foreign Ministry in a statement.
Truss and Blinken also agreed on the importance of "defending and promoting freedom and democracy", as well as the need for G7 to show a united front in that sense.
Both also addressed nuclear negotiations with Iran, who have resumed in Vienna, and underlined the need for the Asian country to "become significantly involved" to try to reach an agreement.
Bilateral cooperation in aspects such as technology or security, as well as the initiative "better reconstructing the world" to finance infrastructures in developing countries after pandemic, were other issues addressed by Truss and Blinken.
Subsequently, the British hostess met with the new German Minister of Foreign, Annalena Baerbock, who congratulated for his appointment and welcomed G7 meetings.
Both agreed on the importance of the group of the seven most developed countries (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan and Canada, plus the European Union) cope in the Ukrainian crisis.
They also highlighted that democratic countries should rise against "autocratic regimes that threaten the free world".
Truss and Baerbock also addressed the problem with the Northern Ireland Protocol, which the United Kingdom intends to amend, and agreed on the "shared ambition of a pragmatic solution" that is satisfactory for the Northirlanders.
The British spent the symbolic relief to Baerbock from the presidency of the G7, which will correspond to Germany over 2022.Date Of Update: 11 December 2021, 10:08