The G7 foreign ministers discussed Russia and China three times more time than Afghanistan or Libya.
According to a senior US State Department official, the G7 foreign ministers took a plenary meeting on Tuesday, May 4, at 8:45 am. The Big Seven meeting was held in London for the first time in two years in face-to-face format.
The discussion of the foreign ministers on the PRC took an hour and a half, said the representative of the American Foreign Ministry. After that, smaller sessions took place: 30 minutes each for Afghanistan, Myanmar, Libya and Syria.
The ministers spent 1 hour and 30 minutes discussing Russia. They touched upon the situation on the border with Ukraine, as well as Belarus.
The State Department spokesman added that the United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken outlined the concept of the current American administration that the Russian Federation should “hold accountable”, While at the same time seeking a more stable and predictable relationship with Moscow.