Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:12 - Updated Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:30
UK's Johnson Says Case Yet to Be Made for Russia to Rejoin G7
BERLIN ? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he did not believe the case had yet been made for Russia to rejoin the G7 following its "provocations" in places like Salisbury, Ukraine and elsewhere.
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Angela Merkel, German Chanceller and Boris Johnson, British PM
"On Russia and the G7, I'm aware of the moves to reintegrate Russia into the G7," he said at a news conference in Berlin alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel.
He added: "given what happened in Salisbury in Wiltshire, given the use of chemical weapons on British soil, given the continuing instability, civil war, the war in Ukraine, given Russia's provocations, not just in Ukraine but many other places, I must say I am very much with Chancellor Merkel in thinking that the case has yet to be made out for Russia to return to the G7."Reuters
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