G7 foreign Ministers have not taken the decision to expand sanctions against Russia
The restrictive measures proposed to introduce for the support of the Moscow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is believed responsible for chemical attack in Idlib.
Moscow. April 11. INTERFAX.RU — the foreign Ministers of the G7 countries at the summit in Lucca (Italy) not made a decision on the extension of sanctions against Russia, Western media reported, citing foreign Minister of France Jean-Marc Ayrault.
Thus, according to him, the Ministers, discussing the Syrian issue, agreed that the future of Syria must not be connected with President Bashar Assad.
In the “big seven” (G7) consists of Britain, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, France and Japan.
Earlier, the Times newspaper reported that Britain intends to achieve from partners in the G7 to impose new sanctions against Russia for supporting the Syrian regime which, in its opinion, has used chemical weapons in Idlib province.
Proposals for tougher sanctions against Russia were heard in Washington.