Countries “big seven” made an official joint Declaration at the summit, which was held at the Italian Taormina. It says that the leaders of the G7 countries, including USA, Canada, France, Germany, UK, Italy, and Japan, is ready to tighten sanctions against Russia if necessary because of Moscow’s actions.
In the text of the final communiqué emphasizes the responsibility of Russia for the conflict in Ukraine. Duration of anti-Russian sanctions G7 leaders associated with the implementation of Russia’s commitments under the Minsk agreements, as well as “respect for the sovereignty of Ukraine.”
the settlement of regional crises and challenges, when it is in our interests,” – reads the text of the Declaration.
In addition, the document emphasizes the role of Russia and Iran in solving the Syrian crisis, as both countries wield influence on the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. If Russia uses it “in a positive way,” countries “the big seven” will cooperate with her in part for a political settlement of the conflict, the Declaration underlines.
In the communiqué of the G7 summit raised many other questions. For example, the leaders of these two countries urged North Korea to completely abandon its nuclear program, and agreed among themselves to cooperate to combat cyber-attacks.