Germany: the G7 has decided to impose further sanctions on Iran

German Foreign Minister Annalena Birbock said Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting today in Germany agreed to impose further sanctions on Iran for its violation of human rights.

In a press conference at the end of the G7 foreign ministers meeting, Birbock said: “Iran refuses to answer to the International Atomic Energy Agency”.

In another context, the minister said that “the Group of Seven discussed the best ways to provide aid and weapons to Ukraine”, adding: “When democracy is attacked, we must defend it with everything we have.”

“We have long-term plans to help Ukraine,” Birbock said, adding that “Russia is trying to shuffle the cards, but in winter we will stay next to Ukraine “.

The G7 has decided to create a “coordination mechanism” to help Ukraine rebuild the infrastructure targeted by Russia, the group’s foreign ministers said on Friday. in a declaration.

“Today we have established a G7 coordination mechanism to help Ukraine repair, restore and defend its vital energy and water infrastructure,” ministers said after a meeting in the German city of Münster.

Faced with the intensification of Russian attacks on civilian equipment as winter approaches, this mechanism should allow for the coordination of countries’ tangible assistance to repair facilities and provide “water pumps, heaters, housing, sanitation. , beds, blankets and tents “, as explained the day before by German Foreign Minister Annalina Birbock, who holds the presidency of the Group of Seven in her country.

“We reaffirm our firm commitment to continue to provide the financial, humanitarian, political, technical and defense support that Ukraine needs to alleviate the suffering of its people and defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders. “, affirmed the foreign ministers of the G7.

In their final statement, they also denounced Russia’s “unacceptable nuclear rhetoric”. And they warned that “any Russian use of chemical, biological or nuclear weapons will lead to dire consequences”.

Even the industrialized countries (USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Great Britain and Japan) have rejected the “false”Moscow’s accusations that Ukraine is a” dirty bomb “.

They noted that the investigation conducted by the International Atomic Energy Agency “confirmed that these allegations are unfounded”.

The G7 will continue to impose “cheap prices on Russia and other countries, individuals or institutions that provide military support to the Moscow war … as some of us have done with regard to Iran’s delivery” of drones to Russia. , ministers said.

In this context, they renewed their call to the Belarusian authorities to “stop allowing the Russian war of aggression”, including permission to station Russian soldiers on the territory that Russia has used as a rearguard base for its military operations. in Ukraine.

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