Washington – President Joe Biden On Friday, as his administration announced, he met with leaders of G7 countries and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. sweep away new sanctions First match against Russia in a year Russian President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Biden tweeted, “A year ago, the G7 met after Putin attacked Ukraine. has become stronger than ever before.”
The White House said on Friday that the United States would impose sanctions on 200 individuals and entities, including not only Russia but also those from third countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East that support Russia’s war effort. Included. A dozen Russian financial institutions are also targeted.
White House spokeswoman Carine Jean-Pierre said Thursday that the measures would be in “key sectors that generate income for President Putin,” additional Russian banks, the Russian defense technology industry and third countries seeking to circumvent US sanctions. said it would target people associated with
In addition, the Department of Commerce will take some export control measures against about 90 Russian and third country companies, including China, for sanctions evasion. Biden also plans to sign a declaration on Friday raising tariffs on more than 100 Russian metals, minerals and chemicals.
up to date
- Friday’s meeting between the G-7 countries was the first after Biden’s surprise visit to Ukraine after Putin suspended Moscow’s participation in New START, a strategic nuclear arms reduction treaty. .
- Biden called Putin’s New START decision a “huge mistake.”
- Biden has announced additional economic, energy and security aid to help Ukraine, Jean-Pierre said.
- During an unannounced visit to Kiev on Monday, Biden pledged an additional $460 million in security assistance to former Soviet allies, but resisted Zelensky’s demands for F-16 fighter jets.
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Through new sanctions and aid, Biden is trying to show that the U.S. and allies stand by Ukraine.
Resilience among allies was a major theme of Biden’s speech in Warsaw on Wednesday, marking a year of war with no end in sight.
“Putin no longer doubts the strength of our coalition,” Biden said. “But he still doubts our beliefs. I doubt the continued support of
Biden said Putin was “wrong” in assuming that Ukraine would soon collapse and NATO would collapse. Now he wants to prove Putin wrong again by showing sustained economic and military support.
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