G7 international ministers have mentioned they may pursue additional sanctions in opposition to Russia, following President Vladimir Putin’s transfer to mobilize reservists for the battle in Ukraine.
The ministers “deplored deliberate Russian escalatory steps, together with the partial mobilization of reservists and irresponsible nuclear rhetoric,” they mentioned in an announcement.
The G7 will “pursue additional focused sanctions and are dedicated to sustained financial and political strain on Russia,” they mentioned after a gathering on the fringes of the United Nations Basic Meeting.
“We’ll examine, we’ll undertake, new restrictive measures, each private and sectoral,” EU international coverage chief Josep Borrell, who attended the assembly, advised reporters earlier on Wednesday after a gathering together with his European colleagues.
The ministers additionally repeated a pledge made originally of September to “finalise preparations” for the implementation of a worth cap on Russian oil.