The G7 leaders, which includes Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, reaffirmed they will work on applying hard-and-fast sanctions.
According to the US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, the G7 member nations agreed upon an initiative to “counteract any Russian attempt to shirk sanctions.”
According to several media outlets, the period of a blockade against Russia was also discussed during the meeting, following Moscow condemned it in advance.
The G7 also addressed China’s role in the crisis, calling on Beijing to refrain from supporting Russia and using its influence.
China, on the other hand, urged for a peaceful solution to the Ukraine conflict and said that sending weapons further fuels hostilities.